On Copyrights of images, text and
Disclaimer: As far as I know, except where noted, all
the graphics that appear on these pages are in the public
domain, and therefore, not
copyrighted by anyone else. If I am mistaken, please contact
me, and I will do the necessary things to remedy the problem.
This means that
I do not own, nor claim to own, the photos of authors or their
books on my site-- so I cannot
give permission for you to use them. Please also understand that
I make no profit from any of the work on this website; in fact,
I pay money every month to host this website.
Any graphics that are not public domain, from clipart collections,
are noted. The little black & white photos of women writers/readers/children
& moms are from the Click Art clip art collection, and are
used for aesthetic pleasure. If I list a graphic as "found
on the Internet," without listing a source, this is because
the site where I found it did not list a source, and it would
take too long to hunt each one down, individually. Since they
are in the public domain, it doesn't matter anyway (in my humble
opinion) because they aren't owned by the person who printed
them in the first place.
The papers on the Literary Criticism site are copyrighted
by each individual author. Do not plagiarise them; use them as
The references to books you can buy and/or check out of a library
are for your educational value only-- I am not a salesperson,
only a teacher. (But I do hope to promote the works of these
It is not my intention to use information or any works belonging
to someone else without giving proper credit and academic citation,
or, "fair use," as I understand it. Other than where
I note above, if there is no notation of where the work is from,
it is either a graphic created by me or found in a copyright-free
"clip art" gallery.
to go to a reference site for citation of Electronic texts.
Click here to go to thescoop.net
to learn more about copyright on the Internet.