FACULTY CANVAS TIP: An easy way to embed Creative Commons images from Flickr, with attribution, use ImageCodr. You provide the Flickr URL and it will generate the correct HTML code, link back to the image, and give attribution.
Also try Open Attribute browser plug-in which is a tool which allows you to copy and paste the correct attribution for Creative Commons licensed work.
These collections of images are available for all users. You do not need to be a student at CSUN to have access to these collections. Many are freely available to use for educational purposes; however, it is important to read the permission levels of copyright.
NYPL's Friedman-Abeles Photograph Collection The images are from Broadway and off-Broadway shows from theatrical productions comprise the majority of the collection, and the images cover various stages of production. Many shows have rehearsal, production, and publicity prints. Some also have images of set construction, costume design, backstage visits, and parties.
All of the below databases are listed under Databases A-Z on the library’s website. The content in the databases are licensed for educational purposes. Students, faculty or staff at CSUN do not need additional permission to use images providing its use is educational purposes including instruction, presentations, or assignments.
Attributing the creator is necessary anytime you use an image. Whether you had to obtain permission or it was freely available to use, it is necessary to give credit to the creator or copyright holder. Make sure to read the usage rights statements on websites to understand if there is specific wording that needs to be used.
There are potentially three places you will need to cite.
Consult the style guide examples in this guide for examples.
Web Only Image
The aurora borealis (see fig.1) is a natural multicolor light display produced by solar wind particles seem in high latitude regions.
Fig. 1. “Aurora Over Calgary and Spokane.” NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center.
Works Cited Example
Last-name, First-name or Username. “Title of Image.” Medium of work. Date of resource creation. Name of site. URL
NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center. “Aurora Over Calgary and Spokane.” Photograph. 19 Feb. 2012. Flickr. https://www.flickr.com/photos/nasamarshall/14743833915/in/photolist-osS1a2
You will need to provide as much information as possible.
The aurora borealis (see Figure 1) is a natural multicolor light display produced by solar wind particles seem in high latitude regions
Figure 1. Aurora Over Calgary and Spokane. This figure illustrates the aurora borealis aboard the International Space Station. Image credit: NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center via Flickr.
Last-name, first-name initial. (Year of creation). Title of image or description of work. [Type of work]. Website. URL
NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center. (2012) Aurora Over Calgary and Spokane. [Digital Image]. Flickr. https://www.flickr.com/photos/nasamarshall/14743833915/
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