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Am I allowed to use a figure drawn by co-author in another paper? [duplicate]

I published paper 1 with a co-author A, who drew a very good illustrative figure in the introduction. I want to submit paper 2 which addresses the same problem (but uses a completely different ...
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Is it appropriate to copy a drawing from a book in my master thesis? [duplicate]

I would like to know if it is appropriate to copy a drawing from a book (specifically a directed graph) and develop my theory on that drawing? It is sure that I am going to make a reference for that ...
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Is it necessary to obtain permissions for copying figures from published articles in your proposal/dissertation?

I am currently writing a proposal for my research topic and I want to copy figures from published articles into my proposal document. To put it in perspective, almost all the copied figures are to go ...
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Should I cite photos in my thesis?

If I use photos in my thesis that I found on Internet, should I cite them? If so, how should the photos be cited? Should I write something like "In Figure 4.5 [9]" or should I cite it in the Appendix? ...
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How to credit a photo taken by someone else in my publication?

How do authors normally address a photo courtesy? I have a photo taken by Dr. X, I would like to use it in my paper which is planned to be submitted to an engineering journal. How should I respect ...
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What is proper acknowledgment for figure authorship in a book chapter?

A senior researcher, with whom I worked a few years ago, is writing a book chapter. He contacted me to ask what was the latest work of our group on the topic of his chapter. I gave him a few links to ...
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Using a figure from a U.S. government publication

I would like to use a figure from a U.S. government publication in a research paper that I will submit for publication in a journal. In particular, I would like to use Figure IV-1 from JP 4-03. From ...
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Can I reuse my published images

I have written respectively co-written papers where we have added images to illustrate our contribution. The images are far from technical and show prototypes in the field of HCI. It is not uncommon ...
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How can I best approach journals and academics about paying to re-use content from their papers?

Apologies if this is off-topic - please close away if it is. I am currently engaged in writing a book. This isn't speculative - I have a commission and an advance and a budget to spend on securing ...
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Enhancing the plots from another person's research paper [duplicate]

I get some plots for comparision of different network simulation software. I need to include them in my thesis to provide details about the tool. The problem is that these plots are not of very good ...
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OpenStreetMaps in research publications: Is that possible?

In connection with Scholia (https://tools.wmflabs.org/scholia/), we are making OpenStreetMap plots online with the tiler from Wikimedia Foundation. When presented online OSM-derived maps are not a ...
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How and where should images be cited? [duplicate]

I am currently working on a paper where we use one image from another paper. How and where should I denote that? Currently, we have the image source only in the caption like this: \caption{...