Copyright usage guidelines

Thank you for your interest in this Digital Commons @ Kent State University Libraries collection. The documents and images in the collection may be copyrighted. Users of this collection are expected to abide by all copyright laws. Any person who wants to duplicate, broadcast, or otherwise use the material has the responsibility to identify the copyright owner and obtain all necessary clearances.

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of reproductions of copyrighted material. Reproductions are not to be used “for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research.” If a user makes a digital reproduction for purposes in excess of fair use, that user may be liable for copyright infringement.