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ENG 102: English Comp (Kradinova): Finding Images Online

Understanding Creative Commons

"All Creative Commons licenses have many important features in common. Every license helps creators — we call them licensors if they use our tools — retain copyright while allowing others to copy, distribute, and make some uses of their work — at least non-commercially. Every Creative Commons license also ensures licensors get the credit for their work they deserve.

Learn more about the different licenses: Creative Commons Licenses 

When searching Google Images

Go to Search tools then Usage Rights 

Label for reuse means you could use the images commercially, or non-commercially. Label for noncommercial reuse means you cannot use it for profit or publications. With modification means you can alter the image. And remember to also cite the image. 

Citing Images on Noodlebib (Not Works of Art)

When citing an image from a website that is not a visual work of art, choose websites and photo or illustration (born digital) if the image is from a digital camera OR photo or illustration is the image is drawn by hand or from a film camera. 



When entering the information, make sure you put the container website as the overall website where the image is located. Also, the publisher of a website is usually located at the bottom of the website. Sometimes the container website also publishes it, like FaceBook owns (or publishes) FaceBook. The example below is Flickr published by Yahoo. 

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