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Do I need permission to quote or publish from Rare Books & Special Collections material?

For material housed in the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, including the Seeley G. Mudd Library, researchers must request permission to quote or publish from manuscripts or for one-time permission to reproduce images of any items found in the Department. To request permission, see: Permission to Reproduce or Broadcast.

In most cases, Princeton University owns only the physical item, not the literary property or copyright, and therefore assumes no responsibility for violations of such rights or for any other legal issues resulting from the use or publication of the items. It is the responsibility of the researcher to secure permission from the appropriate copyright holder to quote, publish, or reproduce items from Princeton collections, and to acknowledge in print that the materials are used or published "with permission of the Princeton University Library."