Join Elsa Loftis for an in-depth discussion in this video Citation for visual images and media, part of Information Literacy.
- Now that you've found your images and determined…how and where to use them in your research,…you have one last step to complete: Citing them.…We cite images for two reasons.…First, to give credit to the owner or creator of the image,…and second, to indicate to our reader…where we found the image…so that he or she can find it as well.…If you reproduce an image of a work…in the body of your paper,…you will need to provide both a caption for it,…as well as a citation in your bibliography or work cited.…A caption is the text accompanying…an image inserted into your paper.…A citation is the reference included…in your work cited page or bibliography.…
Let's talk about the similarities…between a caption and a citation.…Both citations and captions include the artist name,…the title of the work,…the date, if available, and the owner of the item.…Now there are also some differences…between a caption and a citation.…The caption notes the dimensions and the medium.…The citation does not.…The citation includes more detailed information…
Artist or designer? Elsa explains how creative professionals can use informational searches for inspiration and professional development. Whatever your background, this course is designed to help you become a better, faster, and more thorough researcher.
- Understanding the information cycle
- Working with books, periodicals, databases, and web resources
- Identifying your information needs
- Choosing search terms
- Evaluating resources
- Citing sources
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