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INFORMATION LITERACY: FREE THE IMAGES!

“Information literacy is a set of abilities requiring individuals to recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information." - Association for College and Research Libraries.

IMAGES

Adding images to your research adds visual appeal and interest.

Knowing where to find images to support your research, that are free to use, without copyright infringement will prevent you from having legal issues in the future!

GALE IMAGES

The image to the right was obtained from Gale Culinary database.

     GALE Culinary Arts Collection

To retrieve images:

Enter your search term in the subject box and press enter.

Select Images from the sidebar.

CITATION TOOLS

Be sure to select Citation Tools to cite and add the APA citation to your references.

You may export it or copy it from the preferred APA dropdown format.

Image citation:

Cook Checks On Dumplings Being Steamed In Beijing. (2009). In UPI Photo Collection.

Retrieved from http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?p=PPCA&sw=w&u=chi2916&v=2.1&it=r&id=GALE%7CCT4099913482&asid

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Image source:

Hubble Image Of NGC 3185. (2013). In UPI Photo Collection. Retrieved from http://go.galegroup.com

/ps/i.do?p=PPCA&sw=w&u=chi2916&v=2.1&it=r&id=GALE%7CCT4099973567&asid

=89f792eb0e1aec85a55e03e13d0e9767

OTHER FREE SITES TO FIND IMAGES

Free Images Thousands of “free” images for use in projects. Don't forget that you need to cite photo use to this site. All images on this site were accessed there.

Flickr Commons The key goal of The Commons is to share hidden treasures from the world's public photography archives.

Creative Commons Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools.