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For purposes of private study, scholarship, and research, you may reproduce (print out, photocopy or download) materials from this Web site without prior permission.  If you are citing materials, please give proper attribution of the source. (See below for appropriate forms of attribution.) 

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United States Copyright Law 

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material.

Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement. This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law. 

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How to Cite Materials from Five College Archives Digital Collections

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Example: 

Smith College Archives, John M. Greene Papers, Series 3, “My Notes on Smith College.”  URL: <clio.fivecolleges.edu/smith/greene/notes/>.
For more information on proper forms for citing Internet resources, see "Citation Guides for Electronic Documents," maintained by the International Federation of Library Asspociations and Institutions (IFLA).

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