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Can I use a standard licensed image as a cover image of an academic journal?

Community Beginner ,
Nov 01, 2022 Nov 01, 2022

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Can I use a standard licensed image as a cover image of an academic journal?

Here is an example. https://www.mdpi.com/files/uploaded/covers/ijerph/big_cover-ijerph-v19-i19.png 

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Community Expert , Nov 01, 2022 Nov 01, 2022

Yes sure. the criteria however is that the print run stays under 500k (including e-books or similar). And a second criteria is, that the asset is not the main incentive to buy the item (like it would be with a mug). I cannot know how much your print run is, but for the second criteria, I'm pretty sure that you meet the requirement. 

 

Look here for more information on licensing: https://community.adobe.com/t5/stock/links-for-licensing-terms/td-p/11366788
(Disclaimer: As always with licensing, thi

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Up to 500,000 views are covered by Standard License. Beyond that, you need an Enhanced License.

 

https://stock.adobe.com/license-terms

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Thank you!

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Yes sure. the criteria however is that the print run stays under 500k (including e-books or similar). And a second criteria is, that the asset is not the main incentive to buy the item (like it would be with a mug). I cannot know how much your print run is, but for the second criteria, I'm pretty sure that you meet the requirement. 

 

Look here for more information on licensing: https://community.adobe.com/t5/stock/links-for-licensing-terms/td-p/11366788
(Disclaimer: As always with licensing, this is my interpretation of the rules. I think they are correct and advice is based on reading and interpreting the licence terms and on fair use for both the buyer and the artist/stock company, but I cannot rule out that my interpretation is wrong. I'm not an Adobe employee).

ABAMBO | Hard- and Software Engineer | Photographer

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I see. Thank you for your reply!

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You're welcome.

ABAMBO | Hard- and Software Engineer | Photographer

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