TERMS AND CONDITIONS

I hereby authorize Looking at Appalachia, to display the photographs that I have provided by way of print reproduction and/or in digital format, in connection with the Looking at Appalachia project. It is my understanding that Looking at Appalachia will determine whether or not to display any or all of the works that I have submitted.

By submitting these photographs to Looking at Appalachia, I authorize that these are original works of art that I personally created. I understand that I retain ownership of the copyright of all submitted images, and am granting Looking at Appalachia license to display submitted images as artwork in private gallery space, public space, website, social media platforms, and in their own publication, for the purposes of educating and/or conveying news, information or fair comment opinion, and which does not seek or accept sponsorship to promote a product, person, service or company. I submit images with no expectation of compensation. I am not granting the sale of reproductions of my work, and the licenses granted herein are non-transferable.

I understand that an authorship credit and hyperlink to my portfolio site (when applicable) will accompany the photographs in every instance they are used, on any platform and in any media. If Looking at Appalachia wishes to make any additional uses of the photographs not covered within these terms, Looking at Appalachia will obtain written permission from the photographer.

I am releasing Looking at Appalachia and its co-editors from any liability regarding the display of work that I have submitted to them, including any liability for redisplay by individuals making copies of the display made by Looking at Appalachia. Although all reasonable care will be exercised, Looking at Appalachia cannot be responsible for any lost, stolen or damaged artwork.

That being stated, the site will state the following notice: THIS ENTIRE SITE IS COPYRIGHT 2014-2015 LOOKING AT APPALACHIA. ALL OF THE IMAGES HEREIN, UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED, ARE COPYRIGHTED BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER. NO PART OF THIS SITE, OR ANY OF THE CONTENT CONTAINED HEREIN, MAY BE USED OR REPRODUCED IN ANY MANNER WHATSOEVER WITHOUT EXPRESS PERMISSION OF THE COPYRIGHT HOLDER(S).

The Archive of Documentary Arts at Duke University will serve as the archival repository for the Looking at Appalachia project. As such, the ADA will collect digital files, prints from the traveling exhibition, field notes written by photographers and participants, and other related ephemera. By submitting work for consideration to the project, you agree to the following conditions. It is of primary importance that you understand you retain full copyright over your work and that you are in no way releasing ownership of your original work. If your work is selected to be included in the Looking at Appalachia project, you will receive a PDF release of the language below, which you will need to sign, date, and return to the project director.

The Donor is the primary creator of these materials, and sole and absolute owner of these materials, does hereby transfer, give, grant, and assign to Duke University and its successors. The Donor represents and warrants that they are the sole owner of the tangible property comprising the materials donated. Said materials are to be administered by the Duke University Perkins Library and the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library (hereinafter referred to as the Library).

The Donor acknowledges that the Library acquires these items with the intent of making them available for an ongoing or indefinite period of time. In order to accomplish this, the Library may need to transfer some or all of these materials from the original media as supplied by the donor to new forms of media to ensure their ongoing availability and preservation. The donor grants the library rights to make preservation and access copies of materials in the collection and to make those copies available for use.

As part of its mission to support research and teaching, the Library incorporates copies of materials from its collections into course materials), digital collections available to the general public, events and exhibitions. It is understood and agreed that the Library may, without further approval of the Donor: (a) create reproductions of the items for educational purposes, including online course resources and digital collections; (b) display and exhibit and make copies of items in the materials for exhibition purposes or other related purposes, including but not limited to exhibition catalogues, promotional materials and posters, brochures and reports about the materials or the Library; and (c) loan the materials or copies thereof to other institutions for exhibition purposes, in accordance with the Library’s rules and regulations; (d) archive the materials in all current and future forms and technologies. The rights in this Paragraph are in addition to and not in lieu of any rights or privileges under the U.S. Copyright Act. 

Project director Roger May must be contacted about individual publication requests and individual requests related to commercial uses of these materials. The project director and the respective photographers will administer these rights and grant permission as these requests arise. The Library should refer use requests to the project director. 

By submitting your work, you agree to the above stated terms of use.