Category Archives: Copyright

Europeana for images

Europeana is an excellent resource for finding still images, video and sound with scholarly data attached.  Cross -search or browse across a wide range of European cultural collections. There is a personal storage space to save images or searches. One … Continue reading

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Citing moving images: The British Universities Film & Video Council guidelines

BUFVC – The British Universities Film & Video Council, has launched a set of guidelines to help you cite or reference moving images in your dissertation, essay or thesis. You may need to refer to a film, television or radio … Continue reading

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Posting & crediting images online

Do you post artworks and photographs by others online? Do you know the copyright implications? I recommend this lighthearted but comprehensive flowchart  which focuses on image attribution and copyright for bloggers. The advice applies to any kind of online image … Continue reading

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Pinterest, image sharing websites & copyright

Pinterest and other image sharing websites have become popular recently as a useful tool in teaching and learning. JISC Legal has recently published an online paper offering copyright guidance to academics and students using Pinterest and similar services. The key … Continue reading

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Copyright-free music

Commercial Road Library has a selection of copyright-free music in CD format. The  musical themes range from ‘Romantic’ to ‘Folksy’. I would imagine these would be useful to students as background music in  film, animation or fine art projects. The … Continue reading

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Image Copyright

We have had a lot of image copyright questions from students recently. For quick reference; the do’s and dont’s can be found on the Library image copyright webpages. The  page lists “fair-dealing” exemptions , links to the copyright legislation and … Continue reading

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Rijksmuseum: 125,000 artworks digitally free

Good  copyright news from The Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. The freshly-launched  Rijks Studio makes more than 125,000 objects from the collection digitally accessible, free of charge for personal or educational purposes. This includes theses, educational material, projects, lectures. Images may be used … Continue reading

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Free National Portrait Gallery images

“The National Portrait Gallery now provides free downloads of a large range of images from its Collection for academic and non-commercial projects through a new web-site facility. Over 53,000 low-resolution images will now be available free of charge to non-commercial … Continue reading

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Copyright free clipart

Open Clip Art is a resource for Public Domain clipart There are no copyright limitations.  There are no requirements to include attribution of the clipartist. But for information, the sample on the left is by kattekrab You can even put … Continue reading

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Find images licensed for re-use

This new LondonMet Library Services  Prezi explores sources of shared images where creators have licensed their photographs, video or other media to be copied and re-used under certain conditions. The presentation includes links to tools designed for quick and neat … Continue reading

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