13.11 Rights Statement for Archival Authority Records (Required)

Purpose and Scope

This element identifies the conditions under which archival authority records are available for use and reuse. Repositories should establish a consistent policy about the rights granted.

If a formal license is used, this element should include both the source of the license and the institutional policies governing the type of license chosen. Repositories should establish a consistent policy regarding the type of license chosen and its format.

If an institution wishes to claim rights on archival authority records outside of a specific license, the repository should create explicit and consistent rights statements.

Sources of Information

13.11.1 Take the information from institutional policies and if applicable, the rules governing the licensing source.

General Rules

Record the necessary information documented by the selected license.

Except where otherwise noted, 100 Adams, Lillian, 1914-1934 $a Person. ARC-ID 46786454 is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

All SNAC Cooperative (SNAC-C) data describing persons, corporate bodies, and families are made available to the public free of restrictions under the terms of the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0) Public Domain Dedication. Though the SNAC-C data is available to the public free of restrictions, we encourage you to follow responsible practice in providing attribution to the sources of the data.

Adherence to ODC Attribution instructions for the correct assertion of attribution is encouraged. The preferred form of attribution for VIAF is: "This [title of report or article or dataset] contains information from VIAF (Virtual International Authority File) which is made available under the ODC Attribution License." Special cases: In circumstances where providing the full attribution statement above is not technically feasible, the use of canonical VIAF URIs is adequate to satisfy Section 4.3 of the ODC Attribution License.