It is essential that items used in Coates Library Omeka exhibits are in full compliance with United States copyright law. Any material that is found to not be in compliance will be immediately removed by library staff.
What you can use:
Copyright is tricky, and you don’t have to figure it out on your own. Contact your librarian (firstname.lastname@example.org) or ask for help at the library reference desk if you need assistance determining the copyright status of material you wish to use.
Need inspiration? Check out these Omeka exhibits that other scholars have created:
The Life and Work of Architect William Ward Watkin - Rice University
No More Invisible Women - Lesbian Herstory Archives
Celebrating Hyde Park - City of Boston Archives
Two Hundred Years on the Erie Canal - Digital Public Library of America
Appalachian Dulcimer Archive - Vanderbilt University