Reproductions

The IISH collections are, whenever possible, accessible to everyone. In most cases visitors are welcome to make scans of material for private use. It is also possible to order digital reproductions through our online catalogue. It also possible to order high-resolution scans.

We regret that we will not be able to process requests for copying any documents that are too vulnerable to be handled.

In most cases, the IISH does not hold the copyright of the material. The IISH does not intermediate in matters pertaining to copyright of third parties.

Due to copyright rulings, it is not possible to order complete copies of books that are published less than 70 years ago.

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    Selfmade copies and prints

    • Most materials, provided it is in good condition, may be photographed or scanned. An exeption to this rule is audiovisual material. Ask at the reading room desk for more information.
    • For scanning, copying and printing, equipment is available.
    • For scanning from microfilm / microfiche, equipment is available.

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    To order copies

    • The Institute has a reproduction section where, for a nominal fee, digital reproductions can be ordered.

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    It is possible to order digital reproductions through the online catalogue, using the button 'Request Reproduction', found next to the Call Number in our online catalogue. You will be able to request an offer first, or order and pay directly.

    Before ordering reproductions of archival documents, please check the available on-line finding aids of archival collections.
    Please note: access to some archival collections may be restricted.

    We regret that we will not be able to process requests for copying any documents that are too vulnerable to be handled.

    Copyrights

    1. As part of its mission, the IISH makes its collections publicly available for use in research, teaching, and private study.
    2. Where known, the IISH provides information about copyright owners and terms governing the appropriate use of materials. This information can be found in the description of an item in the catalogue. Due to the nature of historical collections, however, we are not always able to identify copyright holders or to provide correct information.
    3. The IISH in most cases does not own the copyrights in its collections.
    4. Reproductions of material from the IISH collections will be delivered for use in research, teaching, or private study.
    5. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other use restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the IISH's collections.
    6. The IISH does not intermediate in questions about copyrights held by third parties.
    7. Unless IISH holds copyright to an item, we cannot give or deny permission to publish or to otherwise distribute it. Permission and possible fees may be required from the copyright owner independently of the IISH.
    8. The IISH accepts no liability whatsoever arising from the use of its materials.
    9. For more information about copyright, see the following websites:
      www.copyright.gov or fairuse.stanford.edu
    10. Any materials used must carry a credit line:
      [Name of collection], International Institute of Social History (Amsterdam).