Can I use these digital images in my thesis?
Many of Reed’s digital images may be printed in your thesis without requiring any special permission from the publisher. Consult the list below for information about the images in each resource.
There are many images in Reed Digital Collections that you may use in your thesis, without requesting permission:
- All images that list "Saskia, Ltd." or "Archivision" as the Copyright Holder may be freely used in senior theses.
- If the Copyright Holder is listed as "public domain" the image is not copyrighted, and may be freely used in senior theses.
- It is not necessary to request permission to use these images, but be sure to properly cite the image(s).
For other images in Reed Digital Collections, you may need to request permission from the publisher or copyright holder to reproduce/print the image, unless you determine that your use of the image meets "Fair Use" exception to U.S. copyright law. More information about
All images in ARTstor may be freely used in senior theses. It is not necessary to request permission to use these images, but be sure to properly cite the image(s).
Oxford Art Online
You must request permission from the publisher or copyright holder to reproduce/print images from Oxford Art Online in your thesis.
What else can I use these digital images for?
Digital images in Reed Digital Collections, ARTstor, and Oxford Art Online are provided for members of the Reed academic community, for use in teaching, study, and research. Reed College students, faculty, and staff may freely use (without permission) images for in-class display, as well as academic presentations, papers, assignments, and in some cases senior theses. Images should always be cited. Unless an image is in the public domain, uses other than those described above - such as inclusion in a published or commercial work or a non-Reed-password-protected website - may require permission from the copyright holder.
Where can I find more information about copyright, fair use, and permissions?
For more information about copyright, the public domain, and seeking permissions, visit the following links:
If you need additional help determining whether or not an image is copyrighted or in the public domain, or seeking permission to use a copyrighted image, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.