Do I need permission to use an image, chart, graph, or table?
Using the flowchart below, determine if your use of an image(s) requires obtaining permission from the creator or purchasing a license.
Scenario #1: Use of Images
Scenario #2: Use of Diagrams, Charts, or Tables
Open Access Resources
Purchasing a License for Images
There are many online sources for images and photos. Please note that unless an image is in the public domain or is covered by a Creative Commons license, it is likely copyright protected. Below are links to licensing information from major image providers.
NOTE: Faculty are advised to work with their academic dean to gain necessary approvals prior to purchasing a license.
Upload permissions granted/received to the Permissions Documentation Library using the following naming convention: