If you use an image in your work, you must cite it! This includes papers, presentations, theses/dissertations, publications, blogs, etc. You must give credit where credit is due. Library Databases and the Creative Commons are great resources to find & use images. Use this guide to help you use and cite images correctly. Cite & avoid committing plagiarism!
Note: Unless the image is in the Public Domain or under a Creative Commons License - ALWAYS ASK FOR PERMISSION TO USE!
You can use these image databases to find the citation information already completed for you - listed from most useful to least. As always, double check the citation to make sure it is correct in your required citation format. Often the format, punctuation, & information is incorrect - it is worth double checking.
The Artstor Digital Library is an image database featuring an unparalleled range of images from some of the world's leading museums, photo archives, scholars, and artists in one easily-navigated repository. It is the most comprehensive image resource available for educational and scholarly use, with many rare and important collections available nowhere else. All images are accompanied by comprehensive metadata and are rights-cleared for educational use.
Designed for academic institutions, this database is a resource for scholarly research.It supports high-level research in the key areas of academic study by providing journals, periodicals, reports, booksand more.