Answered By: Research-Writing Studio ref desk
Last Updated: Jan 14, 2016     Views: 115

There are many options for finding and using images for presentations or projects. However, it is a good idea to be mindful that almost all images are protected by copyright. Many uses of images within an educational setting fall under "fair use" and can be used without permission of the copyright holder. There are other situations where you are required to ask for or purchase permissions for specific images. When in doubt we are happy to consult with you about which images you might use for your projects and presentations.

Increasingly there are many images online that have been published with Creative Commons licences that make it easy for you to use in your projects. Check out Creative Commons to review the uses allowed and details of the various licenses available. Here are a few places to start:

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