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Free Educational Technology Resources

Use these resources for anatomical education and visualization, and for the creation of media and resources for classroom use.

Attributing vs Citing

Both attributing and citing provide information about an image to help viewers find the original source. Use attribution when no citation style is required.

Citing Images

Remember, you need to cite any and all images you use, just like you would a book or article. For guidelines on how to appropriately attribute and cite an image, use the resources below.

  • How to Cite an Image- From the University of Cincinnati, this website outlines image citation for each citation style (MLA, APA, etc.).
  • Visual Literacy - A research guide dedicated to visual literacy from UC Irvine, this page and its links provides some great information about copyright, attribution, and best practices for citing images.
  • Finding and Using Images - From Simon Fraser University, this guide shares information on how to find and use images, including citation and attribution. 

Citing Audio/Visual Materials