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Permission to Publish

The Waring Historical Library is pleased to support non-profit uses of our images and materials. No use fees are charged for organizations able to prove their not-for-profit status by providing suitable documentation. .No use fees are charged for use of the Waring Historical Library's holdings in:

  • student papers, theses, and dissertations,
  • scholarly works addressed to limited audiences,
  • official publications by the Medical University of South Carolina, the State of South Carolina, or local government agencies in South Carolina,
  • for exhibition in museums.

Commercial publications include books and other printed materials and other media created by for-profit enterprises, including but not limited to commercial publishing houses and production companies. Before a commercial reproduction order will be processed, a completed Request for Permission to Publish form must be submitted to the Waring Historical Library staff.

There are no fees for the non-profit use of our images. Commercial use may require pre-payment of use fees. See list of Publication Fees. If you have questions about how your project or use will be considered, please contact the library.



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