Terms of Use

Images presented online by the research project Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (Oxford/Berlin/Los Angeles) are for the non-commercial use of students, scholars, and the public.


Digitized images of photographs and original cuneiform text artifacts are subject to copyright laws and, except where noted otherwise, are the property of the institutions that own the artifacts.

Line art / drawings

Digital images of hand or digital drawings of texts are the property of named primary publication or publication history authors. 


Commercial use or publication of these images is prohibited without prior written permission from the project and/or the institutions/authors named in conjunction with particular texts.

Transliterations and translations

Text in the pages of CDLI may be freely copied, aggregated and re-used according to common and fair academic practice; we request, in the case of re-use of considerable textual data, that mention be made of the source of such material, with reference to CDLI and its web address https://cdli.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de.

For further information, please contact:

Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative
Wolfson College
Linton Road, Oxford


Cite this Posting

CDLI contributors. 2023. “Terms of Use.” Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative. March 26, 2023. https://cdli.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de/terms-of-use.

CDLI contributors. (2023, March 26). Terms of Use. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative. https://cdli.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de/terms-of-use

CDLI contributors (2023) Terms of Use, Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative. Available at: https://cdli.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de/terms-of-use (Accessed: March 26, 2023).

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