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Creative Commons

Citing Creative Commons Images

Images should be cited as suggested by your assignment or any style guides used by a publication.  However, for general purposes, an attribution should include these elements as suggested by Creative Commons best practices.

  • Title of image or work.  A brief description can suffice if it does not have a title.
  • Author or creator.  This can be a person or an entity.
  • Source.  Where the work was found such as a site.  A link to it can be included here.
  • License.  The Creative Commons license, with a link to its license deed. 

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Examples

Paradise Beach Cuba

  My Paradise Beach_Cuba by Nick Kenrick is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.

 

Four Storms and a Twister

Four Storms and a Twister by JD Hancock is licensed under CC BY 2.0

 

George Peabody Library

George Peabody Library by Matthew Petroff is licensed under CC BY SA 3.0.

Last updated on Jun 16, 2022 4:18 PM