Book: Public Domain Images on the Web by Sara Jane Bennet
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Sara Jane Bennetabout this book: Public Domain Images on the Web is an extremely helpful eBook for properly using images in commercial and noncommercial projects. When I started out in a print-on-demand web site (like zazzle.com or cafepress.com) I had a difficult time finding images that I could legally use in my designs. I was also very confused about copyright and trademark laws. I spent many hours reading and understanding the intricacies of these complicated laws. I also developed a list of web sites that offer public domain (free for any use) and Creative Commons licensed (use with restrictions) images. In this eBook I introduce you to the basics of copyrights and how to recognize if you can use an image for your project. I give links to other resources to learn more about this complicated yet important subject.
This information alone would be worth the price of the book. But in addition, this book provides reviews for 34 web sites that offer public domain and Creative Commons licensed images, including photographs and vectors. And there are also additional links to many other images sites. The cover of this book is made up entirely of public domain or Creative Commons licensed images and was designed by the author.
This helpful eBook would be invaluable to:
• Web site owners
• Web site designers
• E-book authors
• Print authors
• Graphic design students
• Craft hobbyists
• Newsletter editors
• Local Newspaper editors
• Marketing students
• Graphic artists
• People interested in starting or enhancing a print-on-demand store web site
• Creators of business cards, brochures, catalogs or other business related print material
• Musicians for creating CD cover artwork
• Filmmakers for images within their films and on DVD covers
• Multimedia presentation designers
• Interior Designers for use in finding images to enlarge and display as home or office décor
• Greeting card designers
• Calendar designers
Please remember, copyright law can be complex, vary from country to country, and court rulings can be contradictory or based on unique facts. This book is written with copyright law as it pertains to the United States.
This publication does not provide legal advice. It is provided for informational and entertainment purposes only. Always consult with a competent legal professional if you have questions about using any images on your website or any other personal or commercial project.
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