Utah COVID-19 Photograph Project Submission Form

The Utah COVID-19 Digital Collection documents the response from the University of Utah and greater Utah community to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Photograph content guidelines:

  • Please submit photographs or screenshots documenting topics such as:
    • Earthquake experiences and damage. On March 18 in the Salt Lake City area, there was a 5.7 magnitude earthquake and numerous aftershocks in subsequent days.
    • How individuals are practicing social distancing. More specifically how they are studying and working from home in response to the COVID-19 pandemic that began in Utah during March 2020.
    • How University of Utah departments have prepared for and assisted with the COVID-19 pandemic. For example, the Marriott Library's social distancing measures after 3/16, medical device creation with 3-D printers, etc.
  • Include names of people in images when possible.
  • Photographs submitted are not guaranteed to be included in the published digital collection. Images will be reviewed and subject to approval by the Marriott Library.

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The University of Utah, through its station PBS Utah or through its Marriott Library, or through another of its departments or operating units (collectively, "University"), intends to create a collection that includes photographs, personal essays, narratives, artworks or other creative works documenting community-member responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, including citizen experiences with and expressions about the "Stay Safe/Stay Home" government-issued directive and other restrictions on normal activity (the "Media Project").

I hereby consent to and authorize the University to use, without compensation to me, the copyrightable work that I am submitting in connection with this Agreement in the Media Project (the "Work").

The University and its agents and licensees shall have the non-exclusive right to publish, reproduce, exhibit, broadcast, distribute (including via television, radio, internet platforms), display, make available for download, or otherwise use the Work. The University will provide proper attribution to me in its exercise of the rights granted herein.

The rights described herein are irrevocable, worldwide and perpetual. The University is not obligated to exercise any of the rights granted herein. The rights granted herein shall survive any and all assignments of copyright from me to another owner.

I hereby release, discharge, and covenant not to sue the University, its agents, successors, and assigns from any and all claims arising out of or in connection with the use of the Work, including but not limited to any claims of defamation or invasion of privacy.

I represent and warrant that I am, or the minor child named below is, the sole and exclusive owner of the copyright in and to the Work and that I have the full right and authority to grant the rights herein granted, and that the rights granted herein shall not infringe upon any copyright or any other right of any third party.

If the Work is submitted as part of an academic assignment, I acknowledge that publication of the Work may disclose participation in a class or other educational activity and is generally protected from disclosure by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act ("FERPA"). By signing this Agreement, I am expressly consenting to the public release of this FERPA protected information.


FOR MINOR PARTICIPANTS: I am the parent or legal guardian of , and am authorized to grant the rights and provide the releases contained herein for the MINOR CHILD.