WHEN SEARCHING, TWO THINGS TO NOTE:
FINDING A FLICKR IMAGE LICENSE:
Key information underneath the photo tells you who its creator is, how many times the photo has been viewed, and any provided details about the type of photograph or camera used. On the far right, you will see three icons. The second icon (arrow pointing right) allows you to share the photo and gives a direct url back to the image. The third icon (arrow pointing down) allows you to select a size and download the photo.
Under these icons, you'll see the date the photo was taken. Directly underneath is the photo's license. You can click on the hyperlink to see the actual Creative Commons license and specific details about requirements for reuse.
FINDING A WIKIMEDIA IMAGE:
FINDING A LICENSE FOR A WIKIMEDIA IMAGE:
If you can get to the Image File page, you'll be set. You may have to click on "More Details about this File" to get to this page.
FOR CREATIVE COMMONS IMAGES:
FOR PUBLIC DOMAIN IMAGES:
WORKS CITED FOR A WORK OF VISUAL ART: PRINT OR ONLINE REPRODUCTIONS
Artist LastName, FirstName. Title of Work. Date of Composition. Medium of Composition. Institution Housing Work, City Where Institution Is Located.
Monet, Claude. Water Lily Pond. 1900. Art Insitute of Chicago, Chicago. Artic.edu. Web. 4 August 2014.
Kandinsky, Vasily. Orange. 1923. Museum of Modern Art, New York. WikiArt.org. Web. 25 July 2013.
da Vinci, Leonardo. Mona Lisa. 1503-1506. Oil on wood. Louvre, Paris.
WORKS CITED FOR A WORK OF VISUAL ART: ONLY CITED ONLINE
Artist LastName, FirstName. "Title of Work." Date Created. Editor/Author/Compiler Name. Name of Website. Name of Website Publisher. Medium of Publication. Date of Access.
javacolleen. "Lantern Floating." 2010. Flickr. Web. 2 December 2012.
Elson, John. "4Palmount." 2009. Wikimedia.org. Wikimedia Commons. Web. 4 August 2014.
Section 5.7.6 of the seventh edition of the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers.
The sixth edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association does not have guidelines for images, artwork, sculpture, photographs, etc. However, here are some guidelines from the APA Style Blog:
SOCIAL MEDIA PHOTO, GRAPHIC, OR PHOTO ALBUM
Creator, A. (Date Posted). Caption text [Medium]. Retrieved from http://website.url
VISUAL ART PIECE
Arist, A. (Year Created). Title of work [Medium]. Location of work: Institution housing work.
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We used some content from the "Public Domain Resources" and "Creative Commons Resources" documents created by Indiana State University and licensed as CC BY-NC-SA.