Flowchart of Use

Images are, for many, an indispensible teaching aid.  They conceptualise and condense information, convey meaning, and make presentations and materials more visually appealing.

It is important to consider use of copyright images in context - because this context will largely determine whether the use is lawful.  As an overarching set of principles, use the following four step process for judging use:

Image of a 4 step flowchart to help with use of images

The Library subscribes to databases which provide images under licensing terms.  You are responsible for checking your use against these.  We also provide a comprehensive and regularly updated list of sources for reusable images.  See "Useful Links" in right-hand menu.