Image Use & Citation

May I use these images?

You are free to:
  • Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format
  • Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material
Under the following terms:
For full guidelines on use of images see:

How do I cite these images?

To cite images, use your chosen citation format.
You must indicate: 
  • The institution where the object lives (e.g. The Aga Khan Museum, Toronto; The Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto). When you click on an object image, you will find this information in the Publisher field of the object's information.
  • The shelfmark or accession number of the object (an identifying code found in the Identifier field)

You may indicate:

  • The title of the object (found in the Title field)
  • The date of the object (found in the Date field) and its place of origin (found in the Coverage field).


To cite an image from Canon Grandel's Book of Hours:

Image from Canon Grandel’s Prayer Book (France, Lille, 15th century, Western University, Archives & Special Collections, MS BX2080.C365 1500) via the digital exhibit Hidden Stories:  Books Along the Silk Roads (