Image is Everything
Select the perfect image (or images) to draw in your readers!
Make sure they are not limited by copyright restrictions.
See information below for tips and tricks!
Be sure the images you select are free from restrictions! Here are some sources to explore:
- CC Search - a search engine to find freely available images via Creative Common.s
- Flickr Commons - to limit search to Creative Commons, click Advanced Search and check the appropriate box. When you click on an image you like, look for the copyright info under "Additional Information" in the bottom right.
- Wikimedia Commons - a database of freely usable media files.
- Google Usage Rights - to limit search, click Advanced Search and select appropriate level of access under "usage rights".
- MorgueFile - Free stock photos, created by artists for the common good.
- Finding Images Guide - explore the JHU guide on how to locate images; note that most of these are not free of license restriction, be sure to explore each image individual for permission.
Be sure to cite the source of your restriction-free image!
EXAMPLE: Image by Everyskyline via Flickr / CC by 2.0