Special Collections Wiki:General disclaimer

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While the staff of Swem Library's Special Collections Research Center monitor, edit, and create content for this wiki, wiki editing is open to the public and staff cannot verify the credentials of all wiki users. No wiki page should be considered the definitive sketch of the person, organization, building or landmark, event, or other topic without corroborating investigation. Users are strongly encouraged to use Special Collections' other search tools in search of supporting documentation in addition to this wiki for their research as the information contained in this wiki is by no means comprehensive.

The Earl Gregg Swem Library Conduct Policy applies to all users of this wiki.

Copyright: The Earl Gregg Swem Library Special Collections Research Center Wiki is offered without restrictions. Copyright is held by the College of William and Mary unless otherwise indicated. Contributions to the SCRC Wiki are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike 3.0 License. Users may not knowingly add material protected by copyright in excess of fair use to this wiki.

Disclaimer: The College of William and Mary makes digital versions of collections accessible in the following situations:

  • They are in the public domain
  • The rights are owned by The College of William and Mary
  • The College of William and Mary has permission to make them accessible
  • We make them accessible for education and research purposes as a legal fair use, or
  • There are no known restrictions on use.

To learn more about what your responsibilities are in relation to copyright and using material, go to http://guides.swem.wm.edu/copyright.

Take-down Policy: These digitized collections are accessible for purposes of education and research. We’ve indicated what we know about copyright and rights of privacy, publicity, or trademark. Due to the nature of archival collections, we are not always able to identify this information. We are eager to hear from any rights owners, so that we may obtain accurate information. Upon request, we’ll remove material from public view while we address a rights issue.