License Our Story

Each story that appears on Storyburgh website is the property of Storyburgh and its respective author(s). It is protected by copyright. This includes text, audio, photos, written words, graphics, trademarks, and logos (“content”). Storyburgh reserves the right to refuse to grant permission for reuse of its content.

Free Use – No formal permission required

  • Personal use
    This means your own private use of the content. This means that you may not engage in any kind of further distribution, reprinting, reposting, or rebroadcast (over the airwaves or on the web), either commercial or noncommercial. A personal website does not count as personal use.
  • Linking to our site
    You are welcome to place a link to any Storyburgh page and post as a whole on your site, subject to certain guidelines.
  • School use (K-12, college/university)
    Teachers may make copies of any Storyburgh page and post as long as its copyright notice are retained.
  • Academic use of online audio
    It is always permissible to play audio files directly from the Storyburgh website in the classroom.
  • Academic citations
    It is always permissible to quote or cite Storyburgh content as a reference in an academic paper, subject to the same guidelines as any other reference source. Such citations should be footnoted according to the style manual used in your academic institution.

Prohibited use

Storyburgh does not grant permission for these uses

  • Political
    Use of Storyburgh content by political organizations, including individual candidates, parties, PACs, or other entities of a mainly political nature, is not permitted.
  • Promotional use
    Storyburgh stories may not be used in advertising, promotional, marketing, or testimonial material for products or services without prior written permission.
  • Logos/trademarks
    Storyburgh logos and other registered trademarks may not be reproduced, without prior written permission

License Required for Use

Formal permission from Storyburgh is required

  • Reposting of Storyburgh text and/or photographic material on the web
  • Reprinting Storyburgh text and/or photographic material in a journal, newspaper, newsletter, or academic course pack
  • Reprinting Storyburgh text and/or photographic material in a book, or using audio material as a supplement to a book
  • Use of audio or other content in a film, live performance, artwork, presentation, or for broadcast
    * Please note that the use of certain types of material, e.g. concert recordings, may also entail music licensing fees and additional permissions from performers or other parties.
    Use of audio in K-12 or college/university courses: Audio portion of Storyburgh stories must be streamed for classroom use in one course. New permission must be obtained for any subsequent courses.

To request permission for this type of use, please email us at


Licensing fees and/or royalties for use of Storyburgh stories are determined on a case-by-case basis, depending on a number of factors (such as the amount of material used, scope of distribution, and whether the requester is a commercial or noncommercial entity.

If you are interested in using Storyburgh stories in a manner not covered above, please contact us at


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