Publishing - Copyright

If you want to publish an image from the Herzog August Bibliothek please contact the reference to clarify the rights. Please give the following information:

  • which images will be used (if possible please mention our shelfmark)

  • inside which publication (if you want to use the images inside a printed publication please give the number of pages and of copies published as well as the retail price)

Images taken from the Wolfenbüttel Digital Library are subject to the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License (CC BY-SA) and may, as long as the conditions listed under http://diglib.hab.de/copyright.html are kept, be used without a further permission.

You have to apply for a permission for jpeg images that where produced on demand as well as tiff files. You also need a permission if you want to use images taken from the Wolfenbüttel Digital Library without keeping to the conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License (CC BY-SA).

Permission to publish images

If the illustration will be used inside a book or article there will be a fee between 7,50 Euro and 50 Euro per image for our permission to publish the images (according to the Gebührenordnung für die Bibliotheken des Landes Niedersachsen). We expect to receive a free complimentary copy of the publication. The fee for an electronic publication is of a similar magnitude.

Permission to use images for commercial purposes

For our permission to use images for commercial purposes (e.g. as cover illustration, for film or tv shots) there will be a fee between 50 Euro and 1.000 Euro (according to the Gebührenordnung für die Bibliotheken des Landes Niedersachsen) depending on manner and extent of the use.