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Re: [teacherartexchange] online image searches - Getty images

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From: Rebecca Burch (mamallama_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Aug 31 2006 - 06:48:21 PDT


Thanks, Judy. I will contact them and report back when I get an
answer from them.

Becky

On 8/31/06, Judy Decker <judy.decker@gmail.com> wrote:
> Greetings Rebecca and all,
>
> Are you referring to this?
> http://creative.gettyimages.com/source/home/home.aspx
>
> I just read the terms and they don't appear to be allowing Fair Use
> for educational purposes. Look at the terms of use and see if what I
> mean. From what I read, you need to get a license agreement to use
> their images - even the royalty free images.
>
> I already told Beth that many schools block Google images (and all
> image sites) completely. I even tested safe search and naughty stuff
> came up. I remember now what I searched - I entered panda. "Sick"
> individuals are naming their images some common topics that kids would
> search for.
>
> I would write to the Getty Images contact address and find out what
> their policy is for school use.
>
> Judy Decker
>
> On 8/31/06, Rebecca Burch wrote:
> > Our school filters a bunch, too, and bad stuff still comes through.
> > My lone AP Art History student was doing research on the Pyramids of
> > Egypt and needed an image for her paper, and got an eyefull -- how
> > that image got by the filters, I don't know.
> >
> > Have you tried Getty Images? Membership is free and you can get a lot
> > of really neat images without much risk of finding bad stuff. (There
> > are some images that might be questionable, but they're artful and not
> > smutty -- much safer than Google.)
> >
> > Becky
>
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