Application for Permission to Publish Photographs

INTENDED USE:

MATERIALS TO BE PUBLISHED (* CREDIT LINE REQUIRED)

William Ready Division of Archives and Research Collections, McMaster University Library, Hamilton, Canada.

Conditions

  1. Permission is for one-time use only, as described on this form, with no other rights. Any subsequent use (including subsequent editions, paperback editions, foreign language editions, etc.) constitutes reuse and must be applied for in writing to the Director. An additional fee may be charged for reuse.

  2. All reproductions must be credited to William Ready Division of Archives and Research Collections, McMaster University Library, Hamilton, Canada.
    • With printed matter, the negative number and the photographer's name, when provided, must be included in the credit line. The credit line must appear with the item or on a credit page, indicating the page number and the location on the page, for each item. Crediting of each individual item is mandatory in all cases.
      Sample: E. Pauline Johnson fonds, William Ready Division of Archives and Research Collections, McMaster University Library, Hamilton, Canada.

    • With films, filmstrips, slide presentations, and video productions, credit must appear with other credits at the beginning or the end of the production. Negative numbers may be omitted.

    • With display or exhibition, please credit each image within the display or exhibition area. Exemption from this requirement must be approved by the Research Collections Librarian.

  3. Usage fees are assessed according to type of use. Payment of this fee does not exempt the use from the credit line requirement.

  4. Accompanying captions must indicate all changes made to the original copy, such as significant cropping, tinting, superimposing, digital alteration, etc.

  5. One complimentary copy of each publication or production in which the photographic copy appears must be sent to Archives & Research Collections, McMaster University Library.

  6. The user may not reproduce or permit others to reproduce the photographic copy of any facsimile of it. Additional copies must be purchased from the McMaster University Library.

  7. The user may not reproduce the photographic copy as a dust jacket, nor use in an advertisement or any commercial use of a similar nature, nor mass produce as unbound material, unless specifically authorized by a "Letter of Permission."

  8. In authorizing the publication of a photographic copy, McMaster University Library does not surrender its own right to publish it, or to grant permission to others to do so.

  9. McMaster University Library makes no representation that it is the owner of the common law copyright or literary property in its unpublished photographs. All responsibility for possible copyright infringement and invasion of privacy arising from use of reproductions is assumed by the user.

  10. User agrees to indemnify and hold harmless McMaster University Library, its officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of copyright.
     
  11. Any exceptions or additions to the above conditions will appear on, and be considered part of, the permission form.

Submission of this form implies acceptance of the Conditions of Use stated above.