Special Libraries Copies and Permissions Online Request Form

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Please review the policy and fee schedule prior to completing this form. Only submit one item per form. If you would like to request more than one item, please fill out and submit the form again.

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Use and Rights of Reproductions Made Upon Request: Requester Agreement

Materials digitized, photocopied, photographed, or otherwise reproduced upon request are provided for use by library patrons for research, teaching, and private study. The supply of a digital or analog copy is not equivalent to permission to publish or reuse the material in any way beyond research, teaching, and private study. For other uses, such as broadcast, publication, or online distribution, permission must be obtained from the item's rights holder.These compliance requirements also apply for reproductions of materials made by individual patrons, including digital images produced using cameras, cellphones, or other devices. Responsibility for copyright clearance is assumed by the library user. Northwestern University Library cannot obtain copyright permissions except for materials for which Northwestern University is the copyright holder.

The requester assumes sole responsibility for and agrees to defend and indemnify Northwestern University and its Board of Trustees, officers, employers, and agents for all claims, demands, costs, or expenses (including attorneys’ fees) resulting from any infringement of the literary rights, copyrights, or other rights pertaining to this materials.

Please allow up to 6 weeks to receive a response to reproduction requests. Urgent requests cannot as a rule be given priority. For material preservation among other reasons applying to specific cases, use of digital cameras or other reprographic equipment in the library must be approved by Northwestern University Library staff.

The standard credit line for materials from the Northwestern University Library is as follows: "Courtesy Northwestern University Library."