Permission to Photograph Materials
Before taking any images of herbarium specimens or any printed matter located at the Harvard University Herbaria and the Botany Libraries, permission needs to be requested by filling out the form Permission to Photograph Materials (PDF file). Only after the permission is granted may images be taken.
Permission to Publish Images
If any of the images acquired from Harvard University Herbaria or the Botany Libraries are considered to be reproduced in a scholarly publication, the form Permission to Publish Images (PDF file) needs to be completed. Only after the permission is granted may images be published. Images reproduced in non-scholarly publications will incur a publication fee. Publication fees, if applicable, are separate from reproduction fees.
Please note that the use of images acquired from the Harvard University Herbaria and the Botany Libraries on websites, DVD, CD-Rom, Television Broadcast, or other Electronic Media require the Multi-Media Licensing Agreement which can be requested by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org for herbarium specimens or email@example.com for librarian archives.