Personal Camera Policy

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library permits the use of personal cameras in the Reading Room.  The following restrictions apply:

• The use of flash, additional lighting, scanners, tripods, or other equipment is prohibited. 
• Collections may not be photographed in their entirety. 
• Material must be handled with care.  Do not attempt to open a volume more than its spine will easily
   allow.  Do not push on an item to flatten it. 
• Manuscript material must be photographed in its folder in the order it has been arranged.  Multiple
   sheets may not be removed to photograph in a single shot. 
• Researchers are responsible for complying with copyright law.