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Since 1864, we have been investing in and creating resources for deaf and hard of hearing children, their families, and the professionals who work with them.
Over 50 degree programs, with online and continuing education for personal and professional development.
Innovating solutions to break down barriers, and using science to prove what does and doesn’t work.
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The Archives offers a wide array of duplication services to our patrons, including: photocopying, photographic printing and digitization, document scanning, and visual reproductions. All requests for such services may bemade in person in the Archives or via e-mail to email@example.com.
See the Fee Schedule to review costs for reproduction services. Please note that all requests are subject to review by the staff due to preservation efforts. The Archives abides by the copyright laws of the United States and may deny requests for reproduction if the request is deemed to violate such laws. Requests for rush reproductive services is available with an added surcharge and as the staff schedule permits.
Digital reproduction is provided for researchers. Such reproductions must be done by staff only and must remain properly credited. The conditions and procedures for photograph reproductions are also in effect for digital reproductions.
Many films in the Archives use formats that are difficult to access. Not all of our films and videotapes can be viewed. Copies may be made on demand, providing that the patron covers the charge of such reproduction. Please contact the staff in advance. Professional vendors are used to prepare, handle, and create reproductions. Reproductions are for one-time, one-use, non-exclusive, single language, publication rights. Please note that by "use," Gallaudet University Archives means that each and every use of an individual image counts as a separate use. For example, requesting use of one image for a video production to be distributed in television, videocassette, and DVD formats counts as three uses of one image. All archival materials are subject to United States and International Copyright laws. It is incumbent upon the researcher to acquire the necessary permissions to reproduce images, films, or materials. All reproduced materials must be properly credited.
NOTICE: Warning Concerning Copyright Restrictions
The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of copies or other reproductions of copyrighted material.Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research." If a user makes a reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement.
This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order, if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.
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