Welcome to this guide for fair use and copyright for images. While this guide was designed for folks who frequently make and use images (those working in art, design, or visual communications disciplines), we hope that this content will be accessible to anyone who uses images--which is to say, everyone.
For those who aren't as familiar with the topic, we hope you'll take away the following:
For those who are versed in the topic, you might take the following in addition to the earlier points:
And remember that if you ever have a question regarding your image use, you can always contact your friendly neighborhood librarian!
The information in this guide is intended for informational and education purposes. That means it is not legal advice. If you need legal advice, consider contacting the Ohio Bar Association.
If you want to hear the latest in copyright and fair use challenges and cases related to visual media, take a look at the following articles: