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Identifying images for re-use
Images posted openly on the web are not necessarily the public domain.
To find reusable images:
- Find images labeled for scholarly reuse via Google Image Search or Creative Commons
- Consider images created by the US government (.gov), which are generally, though not always, in the public domain
Use Creative Commons -- enter Search term under "Find Licensed Content"
Copyright laws for images : Copyrightlaws.com was initially registered as a domain name in 1998 by Lesley Ellen Harris. It has since been a portal for copyright and licensing information for creators, owners, distributors, and consumers of copyright-protected materials.
Section 108 of the US Copyright Code: Handy spinning wheel chart for libraries and archives regarding section 108 of the US Copyright code.
Nationaal Archief: A pair of spectacles especially designed for reading in bed. England, 1936.
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