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    This method returns the complete list of rights types in use at the museum. Rights types determine who holds copyright and how object assets may be used.

    Inherited Arguments

    api_key (Required)
    Your personal API Key.
    version (Required)
    The API version you want to use. Integer. Valid values: 1.
    format (Optional)
    The response format. Valid values: xml, json, html, cdwalite, dublincore. Default xml.
    include_html_style_block (Optional)
    Only applies to requests where format is html. Specifies whether or not to include a standard STYLE block with returned HTML content. The STYLE block dresses up the otherwise drab HTML. If you prefer to style the returned HTML yourself set this parameter to false. Boolean. Default True.


    A successful invocation of Collection.getRightsTypes returns a RESPONSE envelope and a single RIGHTSTYPES element.


    Try changing the values below to modify the service URL. Click "Call" to see the result.

    ?method=collection.getRightsTypes&version=1&api_key=[YOUR API KEY]


    1001: Missing parameter
    A required param was missing (e.g., api_key, method)