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Legal notice regarding the provision of digital media works and metadata

The media works and metadata provided in digital form are made available on the basis of the legal mandate of the German National Library.

Due to the comprehensive mandate of the German National Library as the archive library of the Federal Republic of Germany to collect media works and make them available in an unbiased manner, the digital archives may contain content that incites hatred, is unconstitutional or that instigates criminal acts. The German National Library expressly distances itself from such content.

It is only made available for the following purposes: research, teaching, reporting on contemporary events or similar, science, art, civic enlightenment, prevention of unconstitutional endeavours.

Users are expressly advised of their obligation to comply with the legal requirements when using such objects.

If you have any questions about the legal aspects of the provision of digital resources by the German National Library, please contact the address below.

Last update: 26.04.2017

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