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Finding Images on the Web

Cite and reference all images used in your work.

Search for images that are free to re-use.

Check the license terms for individual images.

Citing Your Sources: Images

Image from a website, Known Photographer

Reference

Photographer lastname, Initials. (Photographer). (Year). Title or description of image in italics [Digital image]. Retrieved from URL.

Tierney, S. (Photographer). (2013). Transporter bridge: Middlesborough [Digital image]. Retrieved from https://www.flickr.com/photos/stephentierney/9997909524

In-text Citation

(Photographer lastname, Year).

(Tierney, 2013)

Image from a website, Unknown Photographer

If the creator is unknown, begin the reference with the image title:

Reference

Title or description of image [Digital image]. (Year). Retrieved from URL

Golden Gate suspension bridge [Digital image]. (2014). Retrieved from https://www.pexels.com/photo/sea-city-mountains-landmark-2042/

In-text Citation

(Title or description of image, Year).

(Golden Gate suspension bridge, 2014). 

Unpublished Images: Your Own Photographs

Unpublished images include photographs taken by you or another individual, but not available publicly online or in a published form.

These types of unpublished images are not included in the references list.

Include available information in a caption directly underneath the image: Figure number, photographer, date, title or description and any information about copyright or permission for use.

Ashtonbee library entrance

Figure 1. Ashtonbee Library Entrance  Copyright 2015 by Centennial College. Used with Permission. 

Citing Additional Sources

Your Own Class Notes

Class notes are considered personal communication and appear only as in-text citations, not in the References list.

In-text Citation

(Instructor initials. Instructor lastname, personal communication, Month Day, Year).

(A. Smith, personal communication, October 19, 2016).

Lecture Slides Posted to eCentennial

Reference

Instructors lastname, Initials. (Year). Title of presentation in italics: Capitalize first word in title and subtitle [PowerPoint presentation]. Retrieved from eCentennial.

Jones, J. R. (2010). Taking a patient's health history: Interview skills for nurses [PowerPoint presentation]. Retrieved from eCentennial.

In-text Citation

(Instructor's lastname, Year, slide #).

(Jones, 2010, slide 6).

Newspaper or Magazine Article from a Library Database

Reference

Author lastname, Author initials. (Year, Month day). Title of article: Capitalize first word in title and subtitle. Title of Newspaper or Magazine in Italics: Capitalize all Major Words, pp. pages. Retrieved from Database Name database.

White, L. (2007, August 5). College celebrates 40th anniversary. Toronto Sun. Retrieved from Lexis Nexis database.

In-text Citation

(Author lastname, Year, p. #).

(White, 2007).

Newspaper or Magazine Article from a Website

Author lastname, Author initials. (Year, Month day). Title of article: Capitalize first word in title and subtitle. Title of Newspaper or Magazine in Italics: Capitalize all Major Words, pp. pages. Retrieved from url.

White, L. (2007, August 5). College celebrates 40th anniversary. Toronto Sun. Retrieved from www.torontosun.com/college

In-text Citation

(Author lastname, Year, p. #).

(White, 2007).

Textbook

Reference

Author lastname, Author initials. (Year). Title of book: Subtitle if includedCity of publication, province or state: Publisher.

Adler, R. B., Rolls, J. A., & Proctor, R. F. (2015). LOOK: Looking out, looking in (Second Canadian ed.). Toronto, ON: Nelson Education.

In-text Citation

First time: (Adler, Rolls & Proctor, 2015).

Each subsequent citation: (Adler et al., 2015).

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