Last week, I was excited to see on the Open Education Challenge site, a challenge called “How do I find a Creative Commons licensed image to use in my course materials or presentations”.
I wanted to share with you here the resources presented on this site, and to give you a few more.
- Creative Commons image search – to search for licensed and public domain works
- Unsplash– photos that are free to use, no permission required but attribution appreciated
- Pexels– stock photos that are free to use, attribution is not required, adaptation is permitted
- The Noun Project – Creative Commons-licensed icons
In addition to these resources, our Camosun Library also has some great resources and tips for finding and using images online.
- Start with the Open Culture tab on the Open Libguide. Here you will find links to sources of copyright-friendly images and music.
- And explore the Art History Libguide, but make sure to know what the copyright licencing is for any images you find – ask one of our friendly librarians if you’re not sure!
- Find some guidance on how to use images under Fair Dealing at the Copyright Libguide.
- And also on the Copyright Libguide, you will find some tips for posting images (etc.) on D2L.
Have other sources? Add to the comments!