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Attributing that Perfect Picture

Finding open images might be the first challenge. They are available on so many different websites, and sites all have different terms of service and license options. Grabbing an image from Shutterstock? Maybe not. Just going to pull images down from Google? Not so fast! There are lots of places where you can find openly licensed images, with more coming every month.* The places I tend to check first include:

So you’ve found that perfect image to use in your course notes, course site, slidedeck, handouts, etc. and even checked the licensing on it (bravo).

*for example The Met Makes Its Images of Public-Domain Artworks Freely Available through New Open Access Policy

Attributing a Flickr Image: Example


Pick one option, and copy paste. No need to go back and forth between pages.

Rising Bad Moon flickr photo by cogdogblog shared into the public domain using Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication (CC0)