Maplewood Public Library

Policy on Library Archives

    The Archives of the Maplewood Public Library contain photographs, clippings, books and other objects of historic interest. Those items which have been donated to the Library without restrictions are the property of the Library, which it may use as it sees fit, for display within the Library or publication in print or electronic media. The materials of the Archives are also available for use by qualified researchers, and rights of reproduction may be obtained.

Policy on use of Library photos

The Archives of the Maplewood Public Library contain valuable information relating to the history of Maplewood. The Archives are maintained by the library staff and are available for use by qualified researchers.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE OF PHOTOGRAPHS AND PHOTOGRAPHIC REPRODUCTIONS

Reproductions of photographs and photographic or other electronic or mechanical reproductions of books, publications, documents, ceramics, sculptures, trophies, historical souvenirs and other items (Photographs) in the collection of the Archives of the Maplewood Public Library may be used only after written request to and approval by the Director or other employee designated by the Director of the Maplewood Public Library.

Any individual, organization or business (User) who wants to use any Photograph(s) must submit a written request which includes the purpose and form in which the Photograph(s) will be used, which Photograph(s) will be used, and the date or approximate date of use.

Permission, when given, will be limited to one-time use. Any re-use of the same Photograph(s) will require that the User submit an additional request and receive approval from the Maplewood Public Library, Photographic credit must be given to "The Archives of the Maplewood Public Library."

The User may not loan, give or sell the Photograph(s) to other users without request to and approval by the Maplewood Public Library.

The User may not reproduce and sell the Photograph(s) to other Users for profit.

Photograph(s) may not be altered, cropped or manipulated in any way that will change the historical accuracy or content.

Any cost associated with preparing or reproducing Photograph(s) will be paid by the User.

Historic photographs and other items in the Archives of the Maplewood Public Library may not be removed from the Library premises except with prior written approval of the Director of the Maplewood Public Library.

Request Form

Adopted 11/15/07