All persons using this room are considered guests of the Lakeland Public Library and as such are expected to abide by the policy guidelines below:
Photocopying of materials is done at the discretion of the Lakeland History Room staff. Permission may be granted to photocopy items in the collections depending upon their condition and will conducted by a staff member.
Permission to examine and photocopy a document does not convey the right to publish or reproduce it.
Patrons must be aware of copyright law and they must assume full responsibility for any infringement of copyright. Lakeland History Room staff will, to the extent possible, assist patrons in obtaining permission for use from copyright holders, but the ultimate responsibility for doing so lies with the patrons.
Any materials from the Lakeland History Room subsequently reproduced in a publication or exhibit should carry the following credit: "Courtesy of the Lakeland History Room, Lakeland Public Library, Lakeland, FL.