Reproduction and Licensing

General Requests

The American Museum of Natural History licenses images and film from the Library collections.  Licensing is managed by Global Business Development.  To inquire about licensing assets from the Library, please complete a License Request.

Library Images for Academic Use Only

For permission to reproduce Library images for strictly non-profit, academic purposes, please submit the Application for Permission to Reproduce Images for Academic Use to [email protected]

In the interest of ongoing research, we require that a copy of the work be sent for deposit in the Library collection and that the work acknowledge the Library using our preferred citation.

AMNH Scientific Publications for Academic Use Only

For permission to reprint or reproduce material from AMNH Scientific Publications (Bulletin, Novitates, or Anthropological Papers) for strictly academic purposes, please send a detailed request via email to [email protected].

Copyright Notice

Images from the Library may not be published, displayed, or transmitted in any way without permission from the American Museum of Natural History. Certain materials may be protected by copyright, trademark, or related interests not owned by the American Museum of Natural History. Responsibility for obtaining any and all permissions as may be necessary rest with the user.

The copyright law of the United States (title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies 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 specific conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be “used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research.” If a researcher makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or 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. The researcher agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the American Museum of Natural History against all claims, demands, costs and expenses incurred by copyright infringement or any other legal or regulatory cause of action arising from the use of Library materials.