This guide is to assist you in better understanding the various license agreements available when accessing images on the internet. Here you will find information on licencing, how to cite images for your papers and presentations, as well as an ever-growi
Creative Commons suggests using the TASL (Title, Author, Source, License) for an ideal attribution. These factors and be incorporated into formal academic style guide or citation requirements. It is best practice to link back to information about the creator, source, and license. whenever possible. Examples of using the TASL approach are outlined below.
To cite an image, you need an in-text citation and a corresponding reference. The reference should list the creator of the image, the year it was published, its title and format, and its location or container (e.g. a website, book, or museum). The format varies depending on where you accessed the image and which citation style you’re using: APA, MLA, or Chicago.