Using Creative Commons Images

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Tim Miller - tim.miller@humboldt.edu

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All CC licenses require attribution

Creative Commons License
Creative Commons License
Creative Commons License
Creative Commons License

BY - only requires attribution

ND - no derivatives

SA - share alike (license is transferred)

NC - non-commercial use only

Finding CC Images

Search engines:

  • Google image search
  • Bing image search

NO License or Attribution Info

Flickr:

  • Find CC images
  • Complete license info
  • Complete attribution info

Flickr Search

Foter.com

  • Searches CC images only
    • Most from Flickr
  • Generates byline with hyperlinks
    • embed in webpage
    • paste into document

Foter.com

Imagecodr

  • Find a photo on Flickr
  • Copy & Paste Flickr URL
    • Searches for info
  • Generates byline with hyperlinks
    • embed in webpage
    • paste into document

Creative Commons

Know your license and what you can do with the image:

  • modify
  • commercial use
  • required to use the same license

​​All CC content requires attribution

Unlike copyright, you do not need to ask permission

Creative Commons Images

By Tim Miller

Creative Commons Images

Neat tools to properly attribute Creative Commons Licensed images. Lightning talk given at HSU Unconference 12/11/14

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