Distance Assistance

This guide provides information for users at a distance from the Chester Fritz Library in terms of interlibrary loan access, best full text access, contacts, etc.

Creative Commons Image

A picture of a seascape.

Creative Commons Usage

Many Creative Commons images can be used freely with attribution given to the author & source.  Read the fine print. 

The image above is "later that day..." by  Paul Bica on flickr and reproduced under Creative Commons 2.0   http://www.flickr.com/photos/dexxus/3011841060/

Legal Use of Images

Images from our subscription databases such as Artstor or AP Images are meant for educational use on our campus:

-Term papers

-Classroom presentations

Not for public use such as blogs, Facebook, publication, etc. (without permission).  Read the fine print to be sure, such as this collection's notice

A good source for "public use" images is Creative Commons.  Read the fine print there too.

The Visual Resources Association has created a Fair Use Guideline document for teaching, research, and study.

Sample Image Citation

Brief Citation based on International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA):

Artist's Name (First and Last)
Title and Date
Museum Name and Location
Image Source and ID Number

Andokides Painter
Neck-Handled Amphora: Herakles & Cerberus, Ca. 510 B.C.
Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
ARTstor: UCSD_41822000405785

Full document available at http://help.artstor.org/wiki/index.php/Citing

Style manuals may also give suggestions for format.

Subscription Image Databases

Images [Public Access]

Images & Copyright