Copyright, Creative Commons, and Citing
- Can I Use That Picture (infographic) via TheVisualCommunicationGuy.com
- The Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education Center for Media and Social Impact
- Images, copyright, and Creative Commons via Edublogs Teach Challenge
- Duko, Melissa. “Copyright Infringement: Are You Allowed to Use That Image?” Business 2 Community. N.p., 11 May 2016. Web. 13 Feb. 2017.
For more information
Have a question about Copyright? Contact a librarian! They are the best resources to contact if you need help figuring out Copyright issues. Not sure who your library liaison is? Find out on the Library Website!
- Creative Commons
- Creative Commons: The Ultimate Guide
- Best practices for attribution (for example: photo title by name, author, used under (BY-NC-etc) Creative Commons license)
- Use the advanced search for images feature- remember to select the option from the drop-down menu on the left to only search “creative commons” licensed photos
- Create an account and favorite photos that you use or think would be useful- you can search your own or other users’ favorites (Kristen’s Flickr Favorites )
- Make attribution of Flickr images easy with this tool – drag the blue button “flickr cc attribution helper” at the bottom onto your Chrome bookmarks toolbar
- Photos For Class search Creative Commons photos on Flickr, the downloaded photo will automatically have the citation on the image
- Mediachain Attribution Engine (just acquired by Spotify, currently not available)
- ALA Connect: Digital Images Collections Guides | MIT Libraries: Selected Image Sources | BGSU Libraries: Image Collections by Topic
- Internet Archive
- Unsplash (license info here)
- Kristen’s bookmarks: images* curated list with notes for most links containing information about copyright and usage
- 21 Amazing Sites With Breathtaking Free Stock Photos check individual sites for copyright and usage information
File Types and Formatting
File Types and Info
- Know Your Image Formats Mega Cheat Sheet (Infographic) via MakeAWebsite Hub
- Goodnight, Eric Z. “What’s the Difference Between JPG, PNG, and GIF?” HowTo Geek. N.p., 10 May 2010. Web. 13 Feb. 2017.
- Connolly Follow, Randy. “WEB I – 08 – Digital Media.” Slideshare. N.p., 06 Mar. 2009. Web. 14 Feb. 2017.
- Uiucpixels. “Visual Literacy and Infographics.” Illinois Pixels. N.p., 25 Mar. 2016. Web. 14 Feb. 2017.
Formatting in PowerPoint
- Format images on slides via MS Office and LinkedIN Learning (video with transcript)
- How to use picture placeholders for easy placement and cropping in PowerPoint via Tech Republic
MS Office Shortcuts and Customization
- “CTRL” + “Z” undo
- “CTRL” + “Y” redo
- “CTRL” + “D” duplicate
- “CTRL” + “X” cut
- Customize the PowerPoint Quick Access Toolbar via MS Office (PC)
- Tineye reverse image search
- Build Your Own Adobe Creative Suite with Free and Cheap Software
- SumoPaint browser based Photoshop like software
- Pixlr Editor browser based Chrome extension that works with Google Drive
also see Infographics
also see Kristen’s Design Resources
- Animated gifs can be added to PPT files just like images. Here’s an example of an animated chart made into a gif.
- Giphy search and share animated gifs
- EZGif edit and create animated gifs
- 7 Tips for Designing Awesome Gifs
- Turning Your Google Slidedeck into an Animated Gif
- In the Age of Social Media are GIFs the New Short Films? (Video)
- Giphy Film Festival
CC and the Free Access Movement
- Beckedahl, Markus, and John Weitzmann. “10 Years of Creative Commons: An Interview with Co-Founder Lawrence Lessig.” 10 Years of Creative Commons: An Interview with Co-Founder Lawrence Lessig |. Governance Across Borders, 22 Oct. 2014. Web. 14 Feb. 2017.
- Popova, Maria. “Lawrence Lessig on the Free Access Movement.” Brain Pickings. N.p., 02 Nov. 2015. Web. 14 Feb. 2017.
- Lessig, Lawrence. Free Culture: The Nature and Future of Creativity. New York, N.Y.: Penguin, 2005. Web. 14 Feb. 2017. [free PDF]
- Lessig, Lawrence. “CC in Review: Lawrence Lessig on How It All Began.” Creative Commons. N.p., 12 Oct. 2005. Web. 14 Feb. 2017.
- The State of Creative Commons