Yeshiva University Libraries has made the items in its Digital Collections available to support research and teaching, and for private study.
Much of the content is protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, United States Code), and may also be subject to additional legal rights such as publicity, privacy, or other legal interests that govern how items may be reproduced or used.
The Libraries generally does not control copyrights or other legal rights to materials in its collections. It is the sole responsibility of patrons to determine whether their proposed use requires permission from rightsholders, and if required, to secure permission from persons, corporations, personal representatives of decedents’ estates, or other entities, which may claim or own such rights under common or statutory law.
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Useful Resources in Researching Rights Issues:
- Thinking Through Fair use (University of Minnesota Libraries)
- Copyright Term and the Public Domain in the United States (Cornell University Libraries Copyright Information Center)
- U.S. Copyright Office
Citing items from Yeshiva University Libraries Digital Collections:
We request that you cite us when using materials from our collections. A sample citation format is as follows:
Title of Item, Name of Digital Collection, Yeshiva University Libraries Digital Collections, New York, NY
For example, Chicago Action for Soviet Jewry group interview, Soviet Jewry Movement Oral History Project Recordings, Yeshiva University Libraries Digital Collections, New York, NY
We appreciate receiving a copy of any published work that features our material.