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FIU Digital Project Guidelines and Help Materials

The internal standard operating procedures for FIU Libraries' digital collections

Copyright in the United States - 2019

Unknown Creators

Creators Date of Creation Status Rights Statement
Known or unknown Before *1899 Public domain

No copyright - United States

 http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/

Unknown Unknown Rights undetermined

Copyright undetermined

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/UND/1.0/

Unknown *1899 -1945 Rights undetermined

Copyright undetermined

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/UND/1.0/

Unknown                  1946 - present        In copyright                 

In copyright - rights-holder(s) unlocatable or unidentifiable

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-RUU/1.0/

*this date should be updated every year going forward

Known Creators

Creator Date of Creation Status Rights Statement
Known or unknown Before *1899 Public domain

No copyright - United States

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/

Known, death date unknown *1899-1945 Rights undetermined

Copyright undetermined

 http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/UND/1.0/

Known, death date unknown 1946 – present In copyright

In copyright

 http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/

Known, died before 1946 Any Public domain

No copyright - United States

 http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/

Known, died after 1946 Any In copyright

In copyright

 http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/

*this date should be updated every year going forward

Published Works of U.S. Creation

Rights Statement Date of Creation Status  Rights Statement
Any Before *1924 Public domain

No copyright - United States

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/

Any Unknown Rights undetermined

Copyright undetermined

 http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/UND/1.0/

Statement included *1924 to March 1, 1989 In copyright

In copyright

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/

No statement *1924 – 1977 Public domain

No copyright - United States

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/

No statement 1978 – March 1, 1989 Rights undetermined

Copyright undetermined

 http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/UND/1.0/

Unknown *1924 – 1977 Rights undetermined

Copyright undetermined

 http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/UND/1.0/

Statement allowing dissemination

*1899 - present

In copyright, dissemination permitted

In copyright - non-commercial use permitted

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-NC/1.0/

*this date should be updated every year going forward

International, Government, and Corporate Creators, Published and Unpublished

Creator Publishing Status Date of Creation Status Rights Statement
Federal employee (including military)  in the service of the U.S. Published or unpublished Any Public domain

No copyright - United States

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/

State of Florida employee in the service of the state Published or unpublished Any Public domain

No copyright - United States

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/

Existing Corporation including contractors Unpublished *1899 – present In copyright

In copyright

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/

Existing corporation including contractors Published *1924 - present In copyright

In copyright

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/

Defunct corporation Unpublished *1899 – present In copyright – owner unlocatable

In copyright - rights-holders(s) unlocatable or unidentifiable

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-RUU/1.0/

Defunct corporation Published *1924 – present In copyright – owner unlocatable

In copyright - rights-holders(s) unlocatable or unidentifiable

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-RUU/1.0/

International entity Published *1899 - present In copyright, dissemination permitted

In copyright - non-commercial use permitted

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-NC/1.0/

*this date should be updated every year going forward

Postcards Without a Copyright Statement Published in the United States

Creator Date Status  Rights Statement
Any created before 1989 *Public domain

No copyright - United States

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/

Any Created after 2002 Dates of earliest copyright expiration: 2072, 2097, 2122

In copyright

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/

Unknown Unknown undetermined (including any variation of known or unknown date or creator)

Copyright undetermined

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/UND/1.0/

    *Exceptions  
Individual 1978 - March 1, 1989 If registered within 5 years of creation, earliest expiration is 2048

In copyright

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/

Corporate 1978 - March 1, 1989 If registered within 5 years of creation, earliest expirations: 2073, 2098

In copyright

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/

 

List of Postcard Publishers and their Dates of Operation

MetroPostcard.com: http://www.metropostcard.com/metropcpublishers.html

Postcards with a Copyright Statement or Symbol Published in the United States

Creator Date Status Right Statement
Any Before *1924 Public domain

No copyright - United States

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/

Any *1924 - 1963 Undetermined or In copyright. May be in copyright until 2058 if renewed

In copyright

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/

Copyright undetermined

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/UND/1.0/

Any 1964 - 1977 In copyright, will become public domain between 2059 - 2072

In copyright

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/

Any 1978 - present In copyright

In copyright

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/

 *this date should be updated every year going forward