The Nebraska Library Commission has created digital reproductions of some
materials in its Archives and State Documents collections.
The Library Commission Archives are
located at the Nebraska Library Commission,
houses materials about the history and operations of the Commission and the
libraries it has served since the agency's creation in 1901. The collection
includes Commission biennial and annual reports, newsletters, documents
related to Commission programs and departments, and photographs. The
collection is available for use according to our
Policies and Guidelines for Using Archival Materials at the Nebraska Library
Some publications in the Nebraska Documents Collection have
been digitized and posted to the
Government Publications Online web site as part of the
Publications Clearinghouse Program.
The materials housed in these collections may be protected under Title 17
of the United States Copyright Law. The Library Commission may not own the
copyright or intellectual rights. Permission to use is given by Nebraska
Library Commission as owner of the physical items and is not intended to
include or imply permission of the copyright holder for uses by others that
go beyond simple linking from a web site to a digitized publication posted on
the Library Commission's web site. The user is responsible for verifying
copyright and gaining permission for use. Persons wishing to use digital
reproductions created by the Nebraska Library Commission should
- Contact the state agency or copyright holder and obtain
permission for uses beyond simple linking to the digitized version.
- Cite the publication properly. The purpose of citation is
twofold: for proper credit, and to allow others to find and verify the
information being cited. A citation includes, if applicable:
- title, author, date, and (where applicable) state agency responsible
for the original document
- creator (Nebraska Library Commission or other agency) and URL of the
Researchers may use visual images from the Archives
collection for private, educational and historical purposes, in publications,
to display, or for other specific uses. Persons should provide appropriate
credit for all material used in their research, publication, presentation,
exhibition, or any other display in any media format, for example:
"Photograph Courtesy of Nebraska Library Commission"
"Used with Permission of Nebraska Library Commission, Lincoln, Nebraska"
State publications reproduced in digital format by the Library Commission
are either not protected by copyright or permission has been granted to
duplicate them on a form on file at the Library Commission containing the
following statement: "Yes, I grant nonexclusive permission to the
Publications Clearinghouse to reproduce the publications of this agency in
microfiche and/or electronic format and distribute them to the public and to
state depository libraries."
Government Information Services Director
Nebraska Library Commission
1200 N. St., Suite 120
Lincoln, NE 68508-2023