Access to Collection Materials
Rights and Reproduction
Citing Archival Sources
All archival materials must be properly cited and credited to the Hampshire College Archives and Special Collections.
The form your citation will take depends on where it appears within your paper and the citation format specified by your professor or editor. The Department of Special Collections & University Archives at Marquette University has prepared a very useful document titled Guide to Citing Archival Sources that has been adopted in the Archives and Special Collections at Hampshire College to use as a resource that provides guidance using several common style guides.
Fair use is a statutory exception to the copyright holder's bundle of exclusive rights. It allows for the unlicensed (that is, without permission or payment of royalty) use of a copyrighted work where the balance of several factors weighs in favor of such use.
The four statutory factors of fair use are:
Examples of fair use in U.S. copyright law include commentary, search engines, criticism, news reporting, parody, research, and scholarship.
Several factual inquiries drive analysis of each of the four factors. Several libraries have also created excellent guides to understanding and applying the four factors: