Publishing Special Collections Materials

Permission to Publish or Display

The University of Missouri Libraries do not hold copyright on most collection materials, and therefore we do not charge usage fees or require permission to publish scanned images. The Libraries encourage use of reproductions of Special Collections materials in publications, broadcasts, public displays and on Web pages.  However, please be aware that the user is responsible for determining copyright status and applying for permission to copyright holders.

When publishing Special Collections materials, please credit the University of Missouri as follows:

Courtesy of Special Collections and Rare Books, University of Missouri Libraries

Have you used an image from the collections in your publication?  Please let us know.

To order scans, please see our Scans and Imaging Services.