Copyright Information for Digital Images Available Through CONTENTdm

The Historical Lantern Slide Collection of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Physics & Astronomy consists of lawfully acquired and lawfully made images provided for the non-profit, educational use of UNL students, faculty, and staff and other persons granted permission to use the facilities of the University for educational purposes only. Access to the searchable catalog record in IRIS is open. Digital images in IRIS are surrogate representations of slides housed in the Historical Lantern Slide Collection in the UNL Archive. The physical slides of Historical Lantern Slide Collection are available for view to registered patrons of the Libraries. They are not for sale.

The Historical Lantern Slide Collection, its physical slides and its digital images are an extension of traditional library services and are provided in a manner that respects fair use rights, the rights of copyright holders, and current copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

Publication of Historical Lantern Slide Collection images in any form, such as in dissertations, theses, and web pages is not permitted without the expressed written permission of the copyright holder. Papers written or projects completed in fulfillment of class assignments are not considered publications. Full source information for images used in class assignments should be acknowledged in footnotes, captions or bibliographies.

For more information, see the Library of Congress documents on copyrights and fair use.