Digital Rights and Permissions

Society for American Soccer History digital files accessed on the Society’s website may be printed or downloaded by individuals, schools or libraries for personal use, study, research, or classroom teaching without permission under the terms of “fair use” as defined by copyright law, United States Code, Title 17, Section 107.

Permission to reproduce these files or their contents in any other form or any other use other than “fair use” must be obtained in writing from Society for American Soccer History. This includes but is not limited to: electronic or paper publishing, World Wide Web sites, film, DVD, CD, video, exhibits, interior design, product presentation or advertising.

All uses of digital files or contents must cite and attribute the digital files or contents in the following format: file name; collection name; Society for American Soccer History and URL of the collection. For example, Bill Graham, ed., U.S. Annual Soccer Guide and Record Season 1947-48 with Guide for 1948-49 (Brooklyn: William Graham, 1948), [page], The Bill Graham Guides, Society for American Soccer History,

The Society for American Soccer History reserves the right to refuse an application if it is apparent that the proposed use would violate copyright law or compromise the authenticity of the material as an historical document.

Applicants must assume full responsibility for questions of potential copyright violation in their use of digital files. While copyright of electronic format, metadata and descriptive material for the digital files on the Society’s website is retained by the Society for American Soccer History, copyright for digital files available for download on the Society for American Soccer History website may be owned by other individuals, publishers, or institutions.

Information on copyright is available at the Library of Congress.