The Chester Beatty has committed to “Provide access to Chester Beatty digital assets without restriction, to all audiences both physical and virtual.” To meet this goal the museum will provide open levels of access to all digital collections materials.
Open Access to Digital Images
The museum has implemented the following Creative Commons copyright licenses for the digital images of our collections objects.
For all digital images of museum objects unless otherwise listed:
CC BY-NC 4.0
This license offers open access to the image for non-commercial purposes with a requirement that the Chester Beatty is formally attributed to the image.
In some rare cases an image may be labeled to have a more restrictive license:
CC BY-NC-ND 4.0
This license offers a more limited form of open access for non-commercial purposes with a requirement that the Chester Beatty is formally attributed to the image and that no derivatives of the image may be produced.
For more information on the Creative Commons licenses used by the Chester Beatty please follow the link to the creative commons website below
Our research library and curatorial teams would appreciate notice of any academic publications and journals that reference our collection materials. Please feel free to contact Research Services to let us know of your new publication.