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Image Use & Citation

If you use an image in your work, you must cite it. This includes papers, presentations, theses/dissertations, publications, blogs, etc. Learn to use and cite images correctly.

Reverse Image Search

Reverse Image Search is what you would do to find the creator/ owner of an image online when you do not know the source.  You can use Google Images search or Tineye to help you find the creator/ owner of an image.  However, sometimes these searches are not exact and you will have sift through the results to find the one you are looking for.  If you cannot decide which result is the best one, always remember to do you best & provide:

  • link back to where you found the image
  • give credit to the creator
  • follow copyright & creative commons guidelines listed