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Using Images in Teaching, Research and Publication

A guide to resources for the legal and ethical use of images in teaching and publications at the University

Copyright for artists and photographers

Copyright registration for works of the visual arts (United States Copyright Office)

Copyright registration of photographs (United States Copyright Office)

"I have a photograph that I took, and there are people in it. Do I need releases from them before I can use my own photograph?"

If you are incorporating images created by other artists into your own artwork: see "Making Art" in

Technical help

Looking for help with technology for photography, scanning or creating your own images?