Using Immigrant Entrepreneurship

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I. Suggestions for citing Immigrant Entrepreneurship in bibliographies

Citing an article (example): Kummer, Insa. "Caspar Wistar." In Immigrant Entrepreneurship: German-American Business Biographies, 1720 to the Present, volume 1, edited by Marianne Wokeck. German Historical Institute, Washington, DC. Last Modified July 13, 2011. http://www.immigrantentrepreneurship.org/entry.php?rec=1.

Citing  an entire volume (example):  Wokeck, Marianne, ed. From the Colonial Economy to Early Industrialization, 1720-1840, volume 1, Immigrant Entrepreneurship: German-American Business Biographies, 1720 to the Present. German Historical Institute, Washington, DC. Accessed July 13, 2011. http://www.immigrantentrepreneurship.org.

 

II. Reprinting original materials

The copyright for all biographical articles, contextual essays, and introductions is held by the GHI. If you are interested in reproducing a biographical article, contextual essay, or volume introduction from the project on another website or in a print publication, please write to us via the contact form.

 

III. Reprinting archival documents

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IV. Reprinting archival images

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V. Using multimedia and videos

The GHI does not hold the copyright to any of the videos or multimedia reproduced on our website. For the most part, the copyright holder should be listed in the citation information of each image as well as the rights status of the video. If you would like to re-use a video from Immigrant Entrepreneurship: German-American Business Biographies, 1720 to the Present on another website, please refer to the copyright information included underneath the image in question.

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Remaining questions about videos and multimedia rights can be directed to us via the contact form.