If you don't feel that the Copyright Clearance Center is appropriate for your particular scenario, your next option would be to obtain permission in order to use the image from the publisher, creator, etc.
First, go to the spreadsheet created that includes citation details, originally discussed in Image-Permissions-Organization. Add that the Copyright Clearance Center has been checked. As you begin to write permissions letters, add more columns next to the citation columns so that the permissions process can be tracked. For each letter, include to whom it was sent. Be Patient, it may take time to receive a response.
When creating a permissions letter, include a set amount of information:
-Lesley Ellen Harris, How to Obtain Permission, www.copyrightlaws.com
The next step is to wait for the response from the copyright holder. If you find that the response is negative, you will need to find an alternative resource.
The purpose of this guide is to provide resource and information for resolving image use questions. This research guide does not supply legal advice nor is it intended to replace the advice of legal counsel.