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Content that is created by UI Libraries staff and for which the University of Iowa holds the copyright is available under a Creative Commons Attribution license (CC BY) except where otherwise noted. This license grants permission for attributed re-use of the content of all Libraries Web pages, including tutorials, research guides, and subject bibliographies. Usage must appear with the following attribution: Created by The University of Iowa Libraries and used with permission.  The University of Iowa continues to hold the copyright to all Libraries-created websites and materials.

The vast majority of metadata – textual information enabling users to identify, discover, interpret, or manage content – is not subject to copyright protection because it expresses only objective facts or constitutes expression so limited that it does not meet the requirement for originality. Any metadata created by UI Libraries staff that may be protected by copyright is distributed under CC0 (“no rights reserved”) to the fullest extent allowed by law, permitting users to harvest, collect, modify, and reuse. The UI Libraries respectfully requests attribution in accordance with community and professional norms.

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Approved by Libraries’ Administration, 06/13/2013