Friday, February 24, 2012

Advanced Google Image Search

Needing images for a project or presentation?  When you do a basic Google search you can get thousands of pictures, but they are not all fair game for use in your project or presentation.  Many of them are copyright protected and are not free to use even for an educational project or presentation.  (I'll write more on this in a future post.)  The video below will show you how to search for images on Google based on their usage rights.

This would be a great video to share with your students prior to them looking for images to use for a class project.

Once you have your image, don't forget to give credit to your source.  The best format I have seen is as follows:

Source: "image name," site published on, user/artist, Creative Commons License (if applicable), comma and URL

Here's a sample:

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