These questions and answers should not be construed as legal advice. These are general guidelines.
American University Library. (2010). What faculty need to know about copyright for teaching. Retrieved from http://www.american.edu/library/documents/upload/Copyright_for_Teaching.pdf
Butler, R. P. (2014). Copyright for academic librarians and professionals. Chicago, IL: ALA Editions. This material can be found here.
Legal Information Institute. 17 U.S. Code § 110 - Limitations on exclusive rights: Exemption of certain performances and displays. Retrieved from https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/17/110
Copyright law plays a big part in how you can use and re-use materials in your scholarly work. Before re-using an image, check whether it is free for reuse.
For more detailed information about copyright laws and fair use guidelines, please refer to our CopyRight! guide.
A row of filters will appear with your search results. Click on License to determine which images are free to reuse.
Click on Tools, then on Usage Rights and select "labeled for reuse".
Click on Any License and choose images "free to share and use".