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Examples of the fair use of copyrighted work to create transformative works for educational, noncommercial purposes.
Use Advanced Image Search to refine searches to specific content or file types, color or black-and-white, or usage rights (such as "free to use, share or modify")
Please note: Exercise caution when using material downloaded from websites as the Internet contains a mix of works protected by copyright and works in the public domain.
Viewing an image online doesn't automatically mean that you can reuse or copy it without permission or payment.
If you are including any text, images, or audio that are not your own creation, your rich media project should provide
The above text is from sections 6.2 and 6.3 of the Fair Use Guidelines for Educational Multimedia, which are part of the Crash Course in Copyright (version 1), a tutorial on copyright created by Georgia Harper, University of Texas System.
The Purdue OWL site is recommended for citation examples for different types of media: MLA Works Cited: Other Common Sources
If you are including photos, video, etc. that belong to you or your family, this is the recommended citation for your rich media project:
Some ways to type the copyright symbol ©:
Copyright is a complex area of law.
Copying, modifying, displaying or distributing the work of others may require determining if
The links below provide general information but not legal advice.
From the CC website:
"Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools.
Our free, easy-to-use copyright licenses provide a simple, standardized way to give the public permission to share and use your creative work — on conditions of your choice. CC licenses let you easily change your copyright terms from the default of “all rights reserved” to “some rights reserved.”
Creative Commons licenses are not an alternative to copyright. They work alongside copyright and enable you to modify your copyright terms to best suit your needs."
The Parker Media Lab and Multimedia Center support the instruction and research needs of UNH's faculty and students by providing facilities, collections and expertise for researching, viewing and producing a wide range of media.
The Multimedia Center is open when Dimond Library is open. The Parker Media Lab is available for self-service use during all Dimond Library operating hours. See the Parker Media Lab page for resources, how to request training or support, and how to rent video or audio equipment. Selected online resources are listed below.
Remember that you must have the right to use the images you are including in your project.
These sites search for images with open licenses. Some require you to credit the artist or photographer: