Use of Video Game Screenshots in Scholarly Publications: Recommendations from the Digital Games Research Association


DiGRA White Papers
DiGRA, 2014
Volume: 12
ISBN / ISNN: ISSN 2342-9666

This white paper examines the following question: If a screenshot of a video game is used in a work of academic scholarship, will the author or publisher of the scholarly work be required by United States copyright law to obtain permission to include the screenshot in the publication?