Copyright Tips

A self-service guide to analyzing copyright questions

Copyright Free

Each site and, in some cases, each image has its own "terms of use." Be sure to review Terms of Use for all images.

​Usage of some images for non-profit research or study might be allowed under Fair Use but you must cite your sources to give credit to the creator. 


Attribution for used images for a published research paper or book is likely different than for a class project or presentation where a citation to the original source is sufficient. 

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David Ramsay Hay's mapping of colour onto musical notes, a diagram from his The Laws of Harmonious Colouring (1838) via the Public Domain Review.

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