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Copyright / Reproduction of Images

The images on the Images Canada website are contributed by a number of different partners. The images you find on the Images Canada site are low-resolution thumbnails of the original images. The original images are located on the websites of the different partners.

To make the partners' collections more accessible to the public and to encourage their use, the partners give you permission to reproduce their images for non-commercial purposes as long as you abide by the terms and conditions of the pre-authorized license below:

Non-Commercial Purposes (pre-authorized license)

All images can be reproduced, in print and/or digital format, for the non-commercial purposes listed below. The images must not be altered or manipulated in any way and proper "Credit" credit must accompany the images.

Non-commercial purposes:

  • educational
  • personal
  • private study
  • reference
  • research

Commercial Purposes

The images may not be reproduced, in print and/or digital format, for commercial purposes, unless written permission is obtained from the appropriate partner.

To find out the contact information for the partner who owns the image you wish to reproduce, click on the "more information" link found directly below the thumbnail of the image you want to use and click on the name of partner in the "Source" field. This link will bring you directly to the partner's contact information.

Credit

In all cases, when you reproduce an image from the Images Canada website the following information, which can be found on the "more information" image record, must appear with the image, in English and/or French, as part of the credit line. You can find this information by clicking on the "more information" link found directly below the thumbnail of the image. A record will appear that contains such necessary information as the name of the partner and unique ID number.

Credit line:

  • copyright symbol, ©, [name of partner as indicated in the "Source" field]
  • the unique ID number of the image
  • the statement, "Reproduced with permission from the [partner's name] website (partner's website address).

For example: © Canada Aviation Museum. Image # 21719. Reproduced with permission from the Canada Aviation Museum website (www.aviation.technomuses.ca).

Obtaining High-Resolution Reproductions of Images

To obtain high resolution print and/or digital reproductions of the images, you must contact the partner.

To find out the contact information for the partner who owns the image you wish to reproduce, click on the "more information" link found directly below the thumbnail of the image you want to use and click on the name of partner in the "Source" field. This link will bring you directly to the partner's contact information.

When you contact the partner, you will have to provide specific information about the image. You can find this information by clicking on the "more information" link found directly below the thumbnail of the image. A record will appear that contains such necessary information as the title, subject, date and format of the image, as well as the unique ID number.

Copyright in the Images Canada Website

The copyright in the website is owned by Library and Archives Canada. Images Canada is an official mark (OM) used and owned by Library and Archives Canada.

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