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Moriarty Library will be open May 28 - August 16, Monday - Thursday from 10am-6pm, Friday from 9am-noon. Closed weekends and holidays.

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Images: Finding & Citing

Resources for finding images and video, evaluating licenses, and citing

There are a lot of clipart images available on the web if you're willing to pay a fee, but there are also some free options! 

If someone uploads an image to one of these websites and you want to double check to make sure no one else claims to own that image, you can go to Google Images and click the camera icon to do a reverse image search!  

Clipart/Stock/Vector Images

Remember: There are some restrictions when publishing these images, for example when using photos of people clearly featured, you can't do so in a way that implies they endorse something they don't. For more information about restrictions check out this blog post.

All images and videos on Pixabay are released free of copyrights under Creative Commons CC0. You may download, modify, distribute, and use them royalty free for anything you like, even in commercial applications. Attribution is not required.

All the banner images on this Lesley guide were pulled from Pexels!  All photos on Pexels are licensed under the Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license. This means the pictures are completely free to be used for any legal purpose.

By using the images you agree to their terms of service: Photos cannot be sold without significant modification. Compiling photos from Unsplash to replicate a similar or competing service.