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What are images?

  • An image is a picture that is recorded or created and stored physically or digitally.
  • Digital images have various formats including .jpeg, .png, .gif, .bmp, .tiff, to name a few.

How do I find images?

  • When you are looking at free online collections of images check for the following information: Copyright Information, License Statement, Terms and Conditions, Permissions. 
    • Some sites give permission for educational purposes while others you might have to contact the image owner for permission. 
  • Many Art Museums have searchable online collections.
  • Creative Commons gives people many options to determine what type of permission they want to provide. Check the license for details about how you can use the image.
  • Don’t forget to cite your image.

Why do I need images?

  • As a multimedia format, an image can provide support for your arguments.
  • As well, in the case of presentations, an image can encourage other’s interest in your research.

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Resources to Help with Creating Multimedia

Link to guide: Create InfographicsGuide: Make Your Digital Media Project Accesible

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