Copyright issues

Be sure the rights to publish the images are clear.
  • If you create the image, or take the photograph, you own the copyright. Posting your image to Historypin or this site is tantamount to giving permission for their use.
  • Works in the public domain are permissible.
  • If the resource comes from a Yale Library collection, the librarian in charge will know the status.
  • Images from other sites should be used in accordance with the procedures posted there.
  • Museums generally require permission and linking back to the museum’s own web page.

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