Publish, Quote, Broadcast, or Exhibit

Publication (print or online), quotation, broadcast, or exhibition of Special Collections materials may require completion of an application for Permission to Publish, Quote, Broadcast, or Exhibit.

Terms and Conditions

To receive Permission to Publish, Quote, Broadcast, or Exhibit you must agree to the following Terms and Conditions. 

  • The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Special Collections claims only physical ownership of most material. Persons wishing to broadcast or publish this material must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright. 

  • If the work is still under copyright, and if the copyright is not held by The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, the requestor must seek permission from the current copyright holder. The applicant agrees to assume full responsibility and any attendant liability for complying with U.S. copyright laws and other rights of third parties.

  • The recipient agrees to indemnify and hold harmless The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, its officers, employees and agents from and against all suits, claims, actions and expenses arising out of the use of reproductions provided by the Special Collections.

  • Permission is for a one-time use only with nonexclusive worldwide rights in all languages in the medium and format stated in this application. Permission is valid only for the individual, company or institution to whom it is specifically issued and may not be transferred, assigned, sold or otherwise disposed of without written permission from Special Collections.

  • In granting permission, Special Collections does not surrender its own right thereafter to publish any of the materials from its collections or to grant permission to others to publish them. 

  • If permission to publish is granted, the applicant agrees to donate a copy of the publication to Special Collections at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Special Collections reserves the right to refuse permission to publish.


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