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Visual Resources Scholes Library: Citing Images / Copyright and Fair Use

Links for Chicago Style Citation Guides

Chicago Style Purdue OwlGreat Resource for viewing examples of citations in the Chicago Manual of Style format.

The Chicago Manual of Style Website for questions regarding citations using the Chicago Manual of Style. A copy of the Chicago Manual of Style (15th ed) is kept at the reference desk.

Citation Managment

Zotero Is a free easy to use tool to help you organize, cite, and share your research sources.  This APP can easily be downloaded to your FireFox Browser.

EasyBib  Generate citations in MLA, APA & Chicago formats for your bibliography, and save time by making a works cited page automatically.

Mendeley  Is a free reference manager that can create citations and bibliographies in Word, OpenOffice and LaTex. Stores documents and allows highlighting and annotations.

Copyright Blogs

Examples of Image Citations useing the Chicago Manual of Style

Work of art found in an image database:


Botticelli, Sandro. Birth of Venus. c. 1482. Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence. Available from: Artstor. http://www. (accessed January 3, 2008)

lWork of art found in a book:


Duveneck, Frank. Whistling Boy. 1872. Cincinnati Art Museum. Unsuspected Genius: the Art and Life of Frank Duveneck. By Robert Neuhaus. San Francisco : Bedford Press, 1987, 227.

lWork of art found on a Web site:


Duveneck, Frank. Whistling Boy. 1872. Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati,, (accessed February 7, 2008).


Copyright and Fair Use

Understanding Copyright & Creative Commons