I don't know the correct forum to ask this, but if I am doing research and find a very nice graphic I would like to use in my paper, can I cut and paste and cite?

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    I had a similar question a time ago: academia.stackexchange.com/questions/7238/… I think academia is the right place to ask this. – Dave Feb 26 '13 at 13:20
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    You should have the permission of the owner. – schmendrich Feb 26 '13 at 13:21
  • I believe that this belongs to Academia.SE, and I think that there'll be more than one question about this already ;) – yo' Feb 26 '13 at 13:22
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    @schmendrich This is not true in most cases. You should have the permission of the copyright holder, which is usually the publisher. But this really is a discussion for a different site. – yo' Feb 26 '13 at 13:23
  • @tohecz This is what I meant – schmendrich Feb 26 '13 at 13:25

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