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Images: Art, Literature, Theatre, etc.

Guide to images in the public domain, images in SCU-subscribed databases, etc.

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Humanities Images: SCU-Subscribed Databases

 

Images for Arts, Literature, Theatre,
and Other Performing Arts

SCU-SUBSCRIBED DATABASES

(Also see Web Resources below)

 

IMPORTANT: Use of images is subject to U.S. copyright law. If an image is copyrighted, you must ask permission--and often pay--to use it with an accompanying credit line. That's the law!  If an image is in the public domain and thus freely available to use, often it will say so and provide credit information.  If you are not sure if an image is in the public domain, contact the person or entity responsible for the image and ask permission for one-time educational use with an accompanying credit line.

ARTstor offers a helpful guide to Copyright and Image Use in the Artstor Digital Library, which explains how to use images legally from the Artstor database, how to identify the sources of images you are working with, and how to find and use images for publications.  It also provides advice for evaluating the copyright status of different types of materials not in the database (such as books, images, audio recordings, and more) to help you determine if they are in the public domain or under copyright.

For more on copyright, see U.S. Copyright Office FAQs

 

SCU-subscribed databases can be used on campus
or off-campus only by those with SCU Access cards.

Images for Art, Literature, Theatre, & Other Performing Arts

Images for Arts, Literature, Theatre,
and Other Performing Arts

WEB RESOURCES


IMPORTANT: Use of images is subject to U.S. copyright law. If an image is copyrighted, you must ask permission--and often pay--to use it with an accompanying credit line. That's the law! If an image is in the public domain and thus freely available to use, often it will say so and provide credit information.

If you are not sure if an image is public domain, contact the person or entity responsible for the image and ask permission for one-time educational use with an accompanying credit line. For more on copyright, see
U.S. Copyright Office FAQs

Humanities Librarian

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Leanna Goodwater
Contact:
University Library
Santa Clara University
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053


lgoodwater@scu.edu
1-408-554-5434