I believe the "fair use" rule, which is a legal limitation placed on
author/creators when copyrighted material is used for academic purposes,
should apply. I think there is a strong argument for its application here.
I don't know what others do, but we are currently exploring this approach in
our pilot program here at BGSU.
S & TC Program Director
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, Ohio 43403
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Eberhard R. Hilf" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Thursday, October 21, 2004 9:05 PM
Subject: Re: ETDs and Copyrighted Images
> you try and send an email asking the publisher for agreement for that
> specific non-for-profit science only purpose.
> E. Hilf
> On Thu, 21 Oct 2004, Sparks, Carrie wrote:
>> How do other institutions with History of Art and Architecture
>> Departments, or other departments that typically have students who use
>> copyrighted images in their ETDs, handle the use of images in the ETD if
>> the costly copyright permission for these photographs is not obtained?
>> Do you publish the ETD without linking to the images? Do you restrict
>> access to these ETDs? Do your students pay the extraordinarily high cost
>> to get copyright permission from museums?
>> Insight into how others handle this would be greatly appreciated.
>> Carrie Sparks
>> Assistant to the Provost
>> University of Pittsburgh