The Digital Library of Tennessee will only publish online materials that are clearly in the public domain, or for which permission from the current rights holder has been granted. It is the responsibility of the contributing institution to determine whether or not materials are still under copyright protection and to seek any necessary permissions. Each contributing institution may reserve all rights to the materials that the Digital Library of Tennessee makes available in DPLA.
By participating in the Digital Library of Tennessee, your institution agrees to specify digital materials to be included in the Digital Public Library of America, and to dedicate metadata about these materials to the public pursuant to Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication.
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