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Getting and Posting Images
- Downloading an image from the web
Mac: Point your mouse at the image, hold down the mouse button, then choose "Save image"
Windows: Point your mouse at the image, right click, then choose "Save image"
- Scanning an image from a book
Places you can scan include the Learning Resource Center, Angell Hall Fishbowl, School of Natural Resources, School of Education 3010, School of Public Health, Art & Architecture Building 2016,Shapiro Undergraduate Library, Michigan Union, West Hall 120, and the Media Union.
- It is always safer to ask permission to use the images you take from books and websites. For background on copyright see: Ethical and Legal Use of Digital Media
- Here's a script for asking a publisher for permission
- If the image is from a book, then call, email, or write the publisher. Contact information can be found in the following sources: International Literary Market Place (New York, R.R. Bowker Co.) Call number Z291.5 .I62 or The Publishers Directory (Detroit, Mich.: Gale Research Co.) Call number Z 475 .B77.Both are near the Information Center on the 2nd floor of the Graduate Library.
- If the image is from a website, try find contact information of the site's copyright-holder (Often at the bottom of the main page).
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(Some of this information is brought to you courtesy of Professor David Porter, who developed a number of website production resources for his course on 18th century England. If you'd like to take a look at some really exciting examples of what you can do with this projectcheck out his class website, Eighteenth Century England).