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Creators’ Intellectual Property

Creators retain full ownership and all intellectual property rights to their Work(s) on BibSite, and contributors are solely responsible for the form and content of materials posted on BibSite. 

Creators are required to sign and abide by the BibSite User License when posting material to BibSite. Authors designate the rights they extend to those using their Works with the Creative Commons License of their choice.

Creators submitting Work(s) in the public domain are responsible for ensuring that Work(s) in the form being submitted is not under any intellectual property right, and they must take full responsibility for any potential violation by signing the BibSite User License. 

Work(s) may include content from the public domain. Contributors whose Work(s) include such content must complete the BibSite User License section indicating that their submission contains content in the public domain.

Terms of Use

BibSite functions as a service to bibliographers. That service is provided by the Bibliographical Society of America (BSA), and terms of use for BibSite are covered and governed by the BSA website Terms of Use. In sponsoring BibSite, BSA does not accept responsibility for the content of contributions and rejects or modifies contributions only in instances outlined in the BibSite moderation policy.