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Legal Sources for Multimedia Projects

Image Sources

Please note you will need to check the terms of use and / or copyright for each individual work. This is not an endorsement of any of these sites or products.

  • CompFight Run search then use left side menu to limit results to "Creative commons" images.
  • Google Images Run search then use Search tools > Usage Rights to limit results to either "labeled for reuse" or "labeled for reuse with modification"
  • NASA Images (U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
  • NOAA Images (U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
  • Wellcome Images: "historical and contemporary images on themes ranging from medical and social history to contemporary healthcare and biomedical science"

Image Copyright Information

Digital Image Rights Computator (DIRC) from the Visual Resources Association, "intended to assist the user in assessing the intellectual property status of a specific image documenting a work of art, a designed object, or a portion of the built environment".

Documenting Electronic Sources in Specific-Disciplines (Purdue University Online Writing Lab, OWL), Contributors:Dana Lynn Driscoll, Allen Brizee

How to Cite Electronic Sources (U.S. Library of Congress)

"How to Provide Attribution in the Blogging World" by Jonathan Bailey published in the Blog Herald, December 17, 2007.

See Writing and Citing tab for more information and remember you must properly cite all the media that you use in your projects.



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