Volunteer Sample Letters:
"reply to author's
questions on copyright concerning reprinting of author-owned AAR article"
- Subject: reply to author's
questions on copyright
- Yes, you retain full copyright to your work. You are
only granting to TFAO permission for one-time online text republication
in Resource Library without accompanying illustrations. You will
be given full authorial credit. The notice of your ownership of your text
will appear with the article. In addition, TFAO would appreciate an updated
brief biography to accompany the article, although that is optional.
- TFAO has provided complimentary online republishing to
hundreds of copyright holders including authors, nonprofit institutions
and commercial publishers. Copyright holders are never charged for our
- You may make copies as you wish. Other individuals are
governed by Resource Library's user agreement, which is very specific
and restrictive. It provides for fair use of content for personal or educational
purposes, excluding any commercial purpose. The user agreement is available
through the home page of Resource Library at <http://www.tfaoi.org/resourc.htm>.
100% of content is provided without charge to readers. There is no printed
distribution of Resource Library. TFAO, the publisher of Resource
Library, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and is 100% funded by
- Texts published online in Resource Library are
contained solely in the TFAO Digital Library. The home page for the TFAO
Digital Library is at <http://www.tfaoi.org/aa/4aa/4aa354.htm>. There
is a policy statement covering acquisition and deselection of content for
the TFAO Digital Library at <http://www.tfaoi.org/aa/5aa/5aa45.htm>.
The policy statement is designed to provide full comfort to copyright owners.
- I hope that the above response fully answers your questions.
If not please do not hesitate to inquire further. It is our pleasure to
serve you as well as members of the public who desire to learn about American
art and its history.
- Best regards,
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