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Using Images in a Presentation
Lightbulb by ColiN00B is licensed under Creative Commons CC0
Photo by ColiN00B on Pixabay
Did you know that if you take an image from a Google search and use it in your school work, you might be stealing?
When using images, songs, and videos, it's important to use media that you have permission to reuse. And then insert an attribution (or credit) like in the photo above. See below for places to find media that is free to reuse.
Creative Commons and Royalty-Free Images
Search for images and videos with a Creative Commons re-use license on multiple websites.
Free, public domain clip art.
Pexels provides high quality and completely free stock photos licensed under the Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license.
Photos for Class
Search now to download properly attributed, Creative Commons photos for school!
Pixabay is a vibrant community of creatives, sharing copyright free images and videos. All contents are released under Creative Commons CC0, which makes them safe to use without asking for permission or giving credit to the artist - even for commercial purposes.
Over 13,000,000 free public domain images.
Over 1,000,000 free (do-whatever-you-want) high-resolution photos brought to you by the world’s most generous community of photographers.
Over 40 million freely usable media files. Attributions provided. This is a great source for finding historical images, as well.
How to make attributions next to an image
If you use images, such as photographs or clipart, in your presentation, you should also credit the source of the image. Do not reproduce images without permission. See the box "Finding Public Domain Images" in this guide to find sources for images that are "public use".
Use the acronym TASL to remember how to attribute images:
T - Title/Description
A - Author or creator
S - Source & date (Name of the website the image is from)
L - License or location (Creative Commons license or URL)
"Satellites See Unprecedented Greenland Ice Sheet Surface Melt" by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center is licensed under CC by 2.0
Title: Satellites See Unprecedented Greenland Ice Sheet Surface Melt
Author: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Source: Flickr (linked in title)
License: CC by 2.0
Find Ethical Images in Google Images
1. Do a Google search
2. Click "Images"
3. Click "Tools"
4. Click "Usage Rights"
5. Click "Labeled for reuse"
Now you can select an image and use it freely.
Royalty free music and audio tracks from $1.
1,095,074 tracks and sounds from our community of musicians and sound engineers.
Reverse Image Search
Did you find an image but you're not sure where it came from? Do a reverse image search.
Have an image but not sure where it's from? Try this reverse image search.