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Image Resources: Copyright

Getting Rights for Use

Copyright Defined

What is Copyright?

Copyright is the legal protection that allows authors, artists, photographers, composers, and other creators to control the reproduction and distribution of their work.

What is Fair Use?

“Fair use” is the acceptable use of copyrighted materials without obtaining permission from the author or owner. It is generally granted for the purposes of research, teaching and scholarship.  

Links to More Information on Copyright

Rune stone, Krogsta, Uppland, Sweden

Rune Stone, Krogsta, Uppland, Sweden

from the Swedish National Heritage Board

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