Copyright Friendly Images

ALWAYS CHECK TO SEE IF YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO COPY/REPRINT/USE IMAGES.  IF PERMISSION IS GRANTED–CITE YOUR SOURCE. IF CREATING SLIDE PRESENTATION, AT LEAST INCLUDE THE URL ON THE BOTTOM OF A SLIDE OR PICTURE.  12 Ways to Make Sure You Are Using Images Legally

BUT THAT MAY NOT BE ENOUGH Check out the Creative Commons Rules

Key Words to Know When Thinking About Copyright & Images

Great Sites:

Creative Commons Search

Use a Database from the Research Tools Page like STUDENT RESOURCE CENTER – they make the citation for you and you have permission for educational use.

Flickr Creative Commons

Pixabay and How To Use It: great images for use in the public domain. Just use the search bar!

Pics4Learning The Pics4Learning collection provides copyright friendly images for use by students and teachers in an education setting. The original photographers of each image retain the copyright to these images and have graciously allowed their use in this collection. These could include, but are not limited to, school projects, contests, web pages, and fund raising activities for the express purpose of improving student educational opportunities.

J.Valenza– Portals of Images & Sounds Most of the media in these collections are attached to generous copyright licensing.  Though you may not need to ask permission to use them when publishing on the Web for educational purposes, you should cite or attribute these images to their creators unless otherwise notified! If you see any copyright notices on these pages, read them for further instructions.

Maps > A bit tricky so ask for help!

American Memory (Library of Congress) Whenever possible, the Library provides information about copyright owners and other restrictions as a service to aid patrons in determining the appropriate use of an item, but that determination ultimately rests with the patron. Check right to reproduce.

Lantern Slides of Classical Antiquity Bryn Mawr College grants the right to use these images for non-profit, non-commercial use in educational or academic settings to any scholar or student.

Library of Congress Catalog The catalog includes 250,000 records. About 90% of the records are accompanied by one or more digital images. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law or restricted. Transmission or reproduction of protected items beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners.

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