Picture This – Finding & Using Images

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  1. Picture this! Take advantage of using images and source them legally. #uwslibTalks Inspiring “sessions”for studentsand staff shared by expertlibrarians. 2. This…
  • 1. Picture this! Take advantage of using images and source them legally. #uwslibTalks Inspiring “sessions”for studentsand staff shared by expertlibrarians.
  • 2. This guide will help explain… • Advantages of using images in your academic work • Types of images you could use • Finding online images • UWS eResources • Copyright and Creative Commons
  • 3. “PicturingWords” by F Delventhalis licensed under CC BY 2.0
  • 4. Why use images? • Images break up text and can capture the essence of what you want to say without adding to your word count. • Use graphs and tables to convey your message. • Show film clips and videos to compliment your work. • Showcase your own work.
  • 5. Types of images you may come across Still images – Images from books, journals, internet – Illustrations – Graphs – Tables – Maps – Photographs – Graphics /icons Moving images – Video e.g. You tube, Vimeo – Film Clips – Animation – Internet
  • 6. Finding images online • Images on Google – use the advanced search to find images that are free to reuse http://images.google.com • Flickr www.flickr.com • Flickr Creative Commons http://flickr.com/creativecommons
  • 7. Google Images advanced search
  • 8. Usage Rights by licence type on Google Images
  • 9. Some examples of licenses on Flickr
  • 10. Some UWS eResources These can be used for educationalpurposes but check the terms of use before using the image / footagefor the full terms and conditions. • BFI Inview(British Film Institute) M • Clickview M • Digimap Ordnance Survey Collection S • PYMCA S M (Photographic,youth,Music& Culture Archive) S • SCRAN S M • Screen Online S M • Key : S- Still images M- Movingimages Available from UWS LibraryeResources A-Z database list : https://www.uws.ac.uk/library/books-articles-more/databases-a-z/
  • 11. Copyright • You must always acknowledge your sources and give credit to the authors/ creators of the image. • Look for the copyright statement,terms of use or terms of conditionsto identifywho owns the image. • You must get permission from the copyright owner for the image before using it.
  • 12. Explaining Creative Commons About CC • What is Creative Commons and what do you do? • Creative Commons is a global nonprofit organization that enables sharing and reuse of creativity and knowledge through the provision of free legal tools. Our legal tools help those who want to encourage reuse of their works by offering them for use under generous, standardized terms; those who want to make creative uses of works; and those who want to benefit from this symbiosis. Our vision is to help others realize the full potential of the internet. CC has affiliates all over the world who help ensure our licenses work internationally and who raise awareness of our work. • Source: Creative Commons website. [online] Available: https://creativecommons.org/faq/#what-is-creative-commons-and-what- do-you-do [Accessed: 09/08/2017]
  • 13. Creative Commons • Each CC license has conditionsthat allow you to re-use the work as long as the creatorof the work is credited. • Some CC resources allow you to share and copy works depending on the license type. • Easy one stop Creative Commons searching across differentplatforms e.g. Flickr, Google, Pixabay, Open clip art gallery etc.at: http://search.creativecommons.org
  • 14. Examples of CC images “Hardcoverbook gutterand pages” by Haria Varlan is licensed under CC BY 2.0 “The abstract 64/365”by Blue Square Thing is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA2.0 Remember to acknowledge your sources
  • 15. Copyright on Moodle • Our Library website has a link to the Check Copyright module on Moodle. • This module provides guidance on using images.
  • 16. Copyright on Moodle
  • 17. Further Information • Contact copyright@uws.ac.uk if you are unsure whether you can use an image. • UWS Harvard referencingguide /CoRE (Collection of ReferencingExamples) on how to reference images on Moodle. • The IntellectualProperty Office produce a useful publication: Copyright notice:digitalimages, photographs and the internet
  • 18. Main Points to consider. • Your work is for non commercial use • You must give the image a full reference. • You work is considered Fair Deal. A couple of images from a website is OK, but not every picture from the same website.
  • 19. Next steps Explore our other guides in this series – Library Basics: Where to Start. – FindingStuff: One Search. – Newsvs Fake News:EvaluatingInformationSources. – FindingStuff for yourFirst assignment. – Plagiarism & Referencing. – Supportfor New Researchers. – The Joy of Stats!: FindingandUsing StatisticalInformation. – Picture this: Finding& Using Images. – Is it legal?:Finding& Using Legal Information.
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