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CPHS_Welcome: 3. Locate and Access Info. - Images

Step #3 - Locate and Access Information

3. Location and Access

3.1 Locate sources (intellectually and physically)
3.2 Find information within sources
o Where can I find these sources?
o Where can I find the information in the source?

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Using Photos in a Presentation

It is your responsibility as a researcher and presenter to cite photos, just as you would any other resources you gather when doing a research project. In a paper, when citing a photograph that you find online, do the following:

MLA Style

Last Name of Artist, First Name of Artist. Title of the Work in Italics. Date of Composition (if unknown, use the abbreviation for no date, n.d.).  Provide the name of the institution where the work is housed, if known, and the city. Website Title in Italics. Web. Date Accessed.

Smith, John. Sunset on the Atlantic. 2000. Museum of Modern Art, New York. Web. 1 Feb. 2014.

APA Style

Last Name of Artist, First Name of Artist. (Date of Composition or n.d. if unknown). Title of Work in Italics. Photograph. Retrieved from URL

Kulbis, M. (2006). Men Pray [Photograph]. Retrieved April 12, 2006, from: - See more at:

NYPL Digital Library

NYPL Digital Gallery provides free and open access to over 800,000 images digitized from the The New York Public Library's vast collections, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare printsphotographs and more.

CC Search

In CC Search you can search for images, videos, and music that are in the COMMON DOMAIN. In other words, the originators of this work have given over the rights to these items and have agreed to let anyone use them. Therefore, for these images, videos, and music pieces you need only link to this person's Creative Commons license, and you DO NOT have to cite the image, video, or music piece.