Skip to main content

ART 4253: Publication Design: Image sources

Sources for publication design

 

Finding and Using Images

Welcome!

Oppenheim, Meret. Object. (1936). Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY. Web. Google Image Search. 5 October 2017.

This guide will help you find and use images for personal and educational purposes. It's not a comprehensive list of image sources, but it is an introduction to websites that might be useful.

Please note: If you're not sure whether you can legally use an image, ask permission from the copyright holder and/or consult a a copy right attorney.

Citing images

APA Citation Style

In your References list, you'll want to include as much of the information below as you can:

  • Artist’s last name, initial of first name.
  • Date of creation
  • Title of the work, in italics
  • Medium in brackets
  • Institution or city in in which the work is located
  • Website or database, in italics

The citation will typically look like this:

Artist last name, initial of first name.  Date the image was created.  Title. [Medium].  Museum, City.  Web.  Database name or title of site.
ExampleOppenheim, M. (1936). Object. [Fur-covered cup, saucer, and spoon]. Museum of Modern Art, New York, NYwww.moma.org.

 

MLA Citation Style

In your Works Cited, you'll want to include as much of the information below as you can:

  • Artist’s name or username, surname first
  • Title of the work, in italics
  • Date of creation
  • Institution or city in in which the work is located
  • Website or database, in italics
  • Medium of publication
  • Date of access

The citation will typically look like this:

Artist or user name.  Title.  Date the image was created.  Museum, City.  Web.  Database name or title of site.  Date of access.
ExampleOppenheimMeret.  Object (1936).  Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY.  Web.  Google Image Search.  Accessed 5 Oct. 2017.


EasyBib

EasyBib This free online bibliography and citation maker will create citations for you in MLA, APA, and Chicago/Turabian styles. Click on the "All 59 options" tab and choose "digital image." It will then ask you to fill out as much inforamtion as you know, and will format your citation for you.

Librarian

Susan Whitmer's picture
Susan Whitmer
Contact:
TWU Libraries
P.O. Box 425528
Denton, TX 76204

SWhitmer@twu.edu
940-898-3739

Free Stock Photo Websites