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FRN340: Social Networking in Early Modern France: Using Images: Rights & Citation Formats

Fall 2018, H. Visentin

Guidelines on Fair Use of Images

Fair Use of Copyrighted Materials. Harper, Georgia. Crash Course in Copyright. University of Texas. Last updated March 30, 2005.

Statement on the Fair Use of Images for Teaching, Research, and Study. Visual Resources Association

  • Topics include use of images for teaching purposes in the classroom, reproduction of images in theses and dissertations, use of images on course websites and in other online study materials, adaptation of images for teaching and classroom work by students. This statement has been endorsed by the Association of Research Libraries.

Citing Works of Art

Citations should include the following information (or as much of it as can be easily determined from the source) in addition to the standard citation elements for the print or electronic source of the image of the work:

artists name, title of the work as given in the source, date, location of the work if known (standard reference or note citation for the source publication).

Citing Photographic Illustrations

Citations should include the following information (or as much of it as can be easily determined from the source):

photographer's name, date of photo, and the name of the photo agency if given (standard reference or note citation for the source publication).

Citing Works from Image Databases

Citations to images included in image databases (ARTstor, Insight, AP Images, etc.), should include the following (or as much of it as can be easily determined from the source):

creator's name, title of the work as given in the database, location of the work, date (database collection [if known]).

Example:

Elisabeth-Louise Vigee-Le Brun, Queen Marie-Antoinette and her Children, Chateau de Versailles (Versailles, France), 1787 (ARTstor, Erich Lessing Culture and Fine Arts Archives)

Citation Formats for Media


Citation Guides & Style Manuals. Smith College Libraries.
Includes sections on citing images of works of art, photographic illustrations, audio, and film/video.

More Help Finding & Using Images

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Smith College Libraries guide to finding and using images.

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