The following resources provide some guidance for the use of images in projects and publications.
- Permissions, A Survival Guide: Blunt Talk About Art as Intellectual Property. By Susan M. Bielstein. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006. UConn Location: Dodd Research Center (Reading Room Use Only). Call Number: KF3050 .B54 2006.
- Still Image Copyright (from FA©E: Friends of Active Copyright Education) -- Highly recommended. Good basic information.
- Image Copyright from Finding Images on the Web (Boston Univ.) -- Nice outline and links. Another good starting point.
- Copyright Issues: Multimedia and Internet Resources (UT Austin) -- Detailed analyses written for faculty/students.
- Proposal for Educational Fair Use: Guidelines for Digital Images (CONFU) and Proposal for Fair Use Guidelines for Educational Multimedia (CONFU) -- Detailed guidelines.
- Considering Copyright Issues from An Introduction to Finding Images on the Web (H. Abbey) -- Useful links.
- Copy Photography Computator (Visual Resources Association) This site walks you through a series of questions about the work desired for copying and analyzes whether fair use applies.
- Artists Rights Society represents the intellectual property rights interests of over 30,000 visual artists and estates of visual artists from around the world (painters, sculptors, photographers, architects and others). The site includes links to other similar clearinghouses.
- ADAGP is a French collective rights management society in the field of the visual arts (painting, sculpture, photography, multimedia, etc.).
- Sharing Visual Arts Images for Educational Use: Finding a New Angle of Repose (paper by Gretchen Wagner, ARTstor)
In addition, Gettysburg College's Musselman Library/Special Collections has several digital collections that include images, each with its own copyright guidelines and usage restrictions.
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