Finding images for a research paper, a course assignment, or for sharing online can be challenging. This guide addresses what to consider when finding and using images, such as:
Here is an example of citing an image with a Creative Commons (CC) license:
Title: Mermaid Cove Sunrise
Creator: Jerry Meadon
Source: Flikr https://bit.ly/2GMYajl
Copyright Information: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)
Note: Use of digital images is often subject to copyright and/or licensing restrictions. Consult each site's information on rights and reproductions, especially if you plan to use an image in a publication. For guidance on how to cite images in a research paper, see the How to Cite section of this guide.
For help with finding, viewing, and downloading images in ARTstor, watch the video below.
A quick look at how to use reverse image searches on Google.
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