Copyright Information

The library presumes that anything in this collection published since 1923 is protected under U.S. copyright laws and will not make digital copies available for viewing or download through this site. Music published since 1923 may be protected by U.S. copyright law, and the 29,000 titles in this collection have not been individually vetted for copyright status. Please see this webpage for information about obtaining copies of protected sheet music for personal research and study.

Any music published in the United States before 1923 is in the public domain, so you are free to use these images in any way you like, including public performance. If you use any of these images from the Levy Collection, we ask that you credit us with the following statement, "Courtesy of the Lester S. Levy Collection of Sheet Music, The Sheridan Libraries, The Johns Hopkins University". The library can provide high-quality images for publication for a fee. You can find our fee schedule and photocopy forms at this webpage.