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Copyright & Permissions

Digital collections and online exhibits created by Historical Collections & Services staff of the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are designed for private study, scholarship, and research. The Claude Moore Health Sciences Library claims only physical ownership over much of the material in its historical collections. Persons wishing to publish material from our online exhibits and digital collections must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright. Anyone who wishes to reproduce or publish material from our digital collections and exhibits must ensure that the use of this material is in compliance with the U.S. Copyright law (Title 17, United States Code). For more information on copyright or how to initiate a copyright search, please contact the U.S. Copyright Office at 1-877-476-0778 (toll free) or visit their Web site at http://www.loc.gov/copyright/.

The Claude Moore Health Sciences Library does not charge access or permission fees for use of material found in digtal collections and online exhibits created by Historical Collections & Services staff. We do request, however, that published images include the credit line "Courtesy of Historical Collections & Services, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, University of Virginia."

For further information about the use of materials in digital collections and online exhibits created by Historical Collections staff, please contact Dan Cavanaugh, Alvin V. and Nancy Baird Curator of Historical Collections, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library at 434-924-0052 or dmc7be@virginia.edu.