Image Guidelines

This website helps you to build your digital library. You can contribute articles to this site and can also use images in your content. You must follow the guidelines below when uploading any images on this site.

Prohibited Images

You aren’t permitted to upload:

  • Adult Images
  • Gambling Images
  • Images that advocates against an individual, group, or organization
  • Copyrighted Images
  • Images related to Drug, alcohol, and tobacco-related
  • Hacking and cracking Images
  • Violent Images
  • Images related to Weapon
  • Other illegal Images

Guidelines

Notwithstanding any of the following guidelines, publishing infringing images may lead to a lifetime ban from This website.

Quality and Review Process

It is solely your responsibility to ensure you have all necessary rights to publish any image on this site. Blurry or irrelevant images (including author portraits) or images from unapproved sources are prohibited.

Approved Sources

The following are the only sources from which you can obtain and publish images. No exceptions. Remember, these are only guidelines for using images on this site. Knowing whether or not you have the legal right to use an image is solely your responsibility. If in doubt, do not submit the image, even if it otherwise appears to meet our guidelines.

1. Images Created By YOU

You may use images created by you. However, you must have obtained permission for property or people depicted in the image, if any. Please enter your name (don’t used your penname if you have one) in the credit and copyright fields at during the submission process. Please note that putting your penname in the copyright field may create confusion as to ownership. Accordingly, we recommend you use your real name.

You may not simply take a photo of another party’s copyrighted material and submit it credited to yourself. The previous sentence is applicable even if you believe the photo falls under “fair use” guidelines.

2. Online Press Kits

You may use images from online promotional press kits, provided that they allow free distribution. You must follow the guidelines and restrictions exactly as directed by the terms and conditions set forth by the copyright holder. Unless otherwise noted at the respective website, please enter the name of the artist or photographer in the credit field and “website name/Press Kit” in the copyright field during the submission process. If the name of the artist or photographer is not available, please enter the name of the website.

3. www.sxc.hu

Review their terms of use by browsing the below given URL. Please enter the sxc.hu user’s name in the credit field during the submission process and “sxc.hu/user’s name” in the copyright field.

URL: https://www.sxc.hu/help/8_1

4. www.morguefile.com

Review their terms of use by browsing the below given URL. Please enter the Morgue File user’s name in the credit field during the submission process and “moruguefile.com/user’s name” in the copyright field.

URL: https://www.morguefile.com/terms

5. www.commons.wikimedia.org

You must view the description page for each image (by clicking on the image) to determine whether you can reuse it. For a tutorial on usage conditions at Wikimedia Commons by browsing the below given URL. Please enter the photographer or artist’s name in the credit field during the submission process and “Wikimedia Commons” in the copyright field.

Beware: Images that require the same Creative Commons license to be applied when reused may not be used on this site.

URL: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Licensing

6. www.istockphoto.com

Review their license agreement by browsing the b