The Catholic University of America

Copyright and Digital Images


I. Basic Copyright Principles

II. When Copyright Permission Is Not Required
A. Public Domain
Fine Art
B. Fair Use
C. Summary

III. Visual Resources Association Guidelines

IV. Source of the Images
A. Copystand Photography and Scanning
B. Vendor Slides and Digital Images
C. Photographs Taken by Faculty, Staff and Students
D. Sample Release Form
E. Images of Student Works

V. Context of the Use
A. Size of the Image and Resolution of the Image
B. Copyright Management Information
C. Access to the Image



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