Acceptable Use of Artwork by Keith Graves

The Texas Reading Club 2011 artist, Keith Graves, possesses the copyright to the artwork he created for Dig Up a Good Book! In accordance with the artist's contract with the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, Keith Graves's artwork is included in the Texas Reading Club 2011 manual on the Texas State Library's website.

Color Artwork: Poster, Certificate, and Bookmark

In accordance with the artist's contract, the Texas State Library and Archives Commission grants Texas libraries a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to reproduce the color artwork (poster, certificate, and bookmark) for the sole purposes of promoting the Texas Reading Club, their libraries, and reading. The color artwork must carry the copyright symbol designating Keith Graves as copyright holder.

Texas libraries are granted permission to upload the color artwork onto their library websites for the sole purposes of promoting the Texas Reading Club 2011, libraries, and reading. Libraries must provide a link to this Acceptable Use of Artwork by Keith Graves on the Texas State Library and Archives Commission website, or on the library's website. The color artwork must carry the copyright symbol designating Keith Graves as copyright holder.

Texas Libraries may use the color artwork to create items such as crafts, t-shirts, programs, library decorations, and promotional items. The color artwork must carry the copyright symbol designating Keith Graves as copyright holder.

The color artwork on the certificate, poster, and bookmark may not be altered or modified in any way. Images may not be manipulated and colors may not be changed. It is, however, acceptable to use a part of the artwork for promotion. For example, an image of a specific character or a portion of the artwork may be pulled from the whole art piece and placed on a button, flyer, or other promotional item. The artwork must include the copyright symbol with Keith Graves listed as copyright holder.

All reproductions of the color artwork (poster/certificate/ bookmark) must credit the Texas Reading Club and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. They must include the words, "Texas Reading Club" and "The Texas Reading Club 2011 is Sponsored by (insert the name of your library) and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission." This text appears on and must remain on the poster, bookmark, and certificate.

Clip Art: Color and Black and White

In accordance with the artist's contract with the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, Texas libraries are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to reproduce all black and white and color clip art by Keith Graves for the sole purposes of promoting the Texas Reading Club, their libraries, and reading. The clip art may be resized, colored, or reversed. Texas libraries may use the clip art to create items such as crafts, t-shirts, programs, and library decorations. The clip art may be uploaded onto the websites of Texas libraries. The clip art does not need to be accompanied by a copyright symbol designating Keith Graves as copyright holder.

Bookmarks, Borders, Buttons, Certificates, Reading Logs, and More!

Public libraries in Texas may use the artwork to create items for use as incentives, awards, and prizes that are given to children. The artwork is the property of the artist. Please respect his work! All images of the color artwork (poster, certificate, and bookmark) must include the copyright symbol with Keith Graves listed as copyright holder. The name of the library may be added, but the 4-color art is owned by the illustrator and may not be touched up, edited, or modified without permission.

The artwork may only be used on items that will be sold if the proceeds are returned to the library directly or through a Friends of the Library organization, and sales are limited to Texas. Please direct questions to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, 512-463-6623.

To Use Clip Art

  1. Start with your text idea!
  2. Choose the clip art that best matches your text.
  3. Scan, copy, or download the clip art and combine, reduce or enlarge it as needed.
  4. Place the scanned clip art in your computer document, or cut it out and paste the clip art to your hardcopy original.
  5. Add finishing touches, and print or copy your masterpiece!

For more information, please contact Christine McNew, Youth Services Consultant, at christine.mcnew@tsl.texas.gov.

 



Texas Reading Club 2011 Programming Manual / Dig Up a Good Book!


Published by the Library Development Division of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Page last modified: June 14, 2011