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: A7447.
Copyright from Finding Images on the
Web (Boston Univ.) -- Nice outline and links. Another
good starting point.
- 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.
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.
- Sharing Visual Arts Images for Educational Use: Finding a New Angle of Repose (paper by Gretchen Wagner, ARTstor)
In addition, the UConn Libraries have several digital collections that include images, each with its own copyright guidelines and usage restrictions.