Copyright and Licensing

MP3 files of the cylinders available for download are ©2005-2015 by the Regents of the University of California. They are licensed for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 2.5 License. Acknowledgments for reuse of the transfers should read "University of California, Santa Barbara Library."

Original wav files (either unedited or restored) can be provided upon request for commercial or non-commercial use such as CD reissues, film/TVsynchronization, or use on websites or in exhibits. The University of California makes no claims or warranties as to the copyright status of the original recordings and charges a use fee for the use of the transfers. Please contact David Seubert for information on licensing cylinder transfers.

Audio Use Fees*

Test Minimum Commercial Use Non-Profit Use
Music $500 $5 per second $2.50 per second
Spoken Word $250 $2 per second $1 per second

*Single use, non-exclusive, worldwide market. Multiple use, larger quantities and limited markets negotiable. Contact staff for assistance or for more information.