Image Decision Tool
This decision tree is intended as a helpful educational resource as you make decisions about your rights to use images created by others. It is not intended as a substitute for expert legal advice. If in doubt about the copyright status of materials you wish to use or reproduce, please contact the copyright group.
What kind of original image do you have?
Why this matters: Digital images are protected under the Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA), so the rules governing their use tend to be stricter than non-digital images.