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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


How do I use the digital collections?


The MSOE Digital Collections are intended for casual browsing as well as for research. Contextual information has been provided with each item to enhance browsing and indicate additional research terms. A search bar for the MSOE digital collections may be found here or by clicking the "Search" button above. Suggested topics for browsing have been provided on each collection's respective landing page.


Where can I find additional information about these collections?


The digital displays have been created with scanned items from the physical collections in the holdings of the Walter Schroeder Library Archives. All items selected for digitization were considered to best represent the topic and/or event depicted in each digital collection.


Further information about the MSOE Archives may be found on the MSOE Archives Homepage.


A list of our processed and in-progress collections (and finding aids where applicable) may be found here, or by clicking the "Finding Aids" button at the top of this page.


If you are looking to conduct research in the Walter Schroeder Library Archives, would like a high quality scan of an item, or have questions, please do not hesitate to contact the MSOE Archives directly.


How may I use images/documents from the digital collections?


The items displayed in this digital collection are housed and owned by the Milwaukee School of Engineering Archives.


The images may be copied by individuals or libraries for personal use, research, teaching or any fair use as defined by copyright law. Fair use of copyright-protected works for study, research, and other purposes does not require the permission of the copyright owner provided that the use meets the standard specified in Section 107 of the U. S. Copyright Law.


Permission to reproduce materials in this collection for publication or distribution must be obtained from the Milwaukee School of Engineering Archives. Please see the MSOE Archives Homepage for more information.


I have documents which I would like to be considered for inclusion in the MSOE Archive's collections. What should I do?


Our collection policy may be found on the MSOE Archives Homepage.


Please contact our friendly archives staff with any additional questions.



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