Citing and Saving Images on Powerpoint


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Discusses public domain and copyrighted images online. Suggests strict citation for research project rather than addressing educational fair use copyright issues in full.

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Citing and Saving Images on Powerpoint

  1. 1. Adding Images toPowerPointCorrectly saving and citing images Ellen Dickman 3/13/2013
  2. 2. What are public domain images? Free to use but you still must cite the image What isn’t in public domain?• Most digital images are protected by copyright.• Don’t think that if the registration symbol is missing that it is free to use. “Used with permission from Microsoft”
  3. 3. But what if I can’t live withoutit?If you want to use an image for aPowerPoint presentation and youquestion it’s free use, obtain permissionfrom the copyright holder. IDEAS E-mail the author or photographer Call the publisher “Used with permission from Microsoft”
  4. 4. Always cite!Regardless of thecopyright statusyou must citewhere you obtainedthe image.
  5. 5. Badgers DO care!Stolz, Gary M. Badger animal meles meles. [ Photograph]. Retrievedfrom
  6. 6. Standard APA citation of an imageAs a general rule, the following elementsare needed in the citation: Owner/creator/photographer/artists name, if known Date of image Name of Image in italics If no name, describe and put in brackets Retrieved from: URL if applicable
  7. 7. Retrieved from animals-public-domain-images- pictures/badgers-public-domain-images- pictures/badger-animal-meles-meles.jpg.htmlAuthor ( no date) Title of photographDescription of image Retrieved from URL
  8. 8. More suggestionsIf the image is scanned from a text orretrieved from a journal Place of publication Publisher Date of retrieval utilizing online source
  9. 9. Choose an image that you like from the results list. Right-click on the image(extended click for Mac users) and select "Save Picture As..." from the mousemenu.
  10. 10. Select the location that you want to save the image in and clickSave. Do not click save before you look at the location,because you might not be able to find the image later. Select “Save” and remember your location!
  11. 11. Helpful Hint!Before closing your browser, try to open theimage you just saved, to make sure thateverything went well.The last thing thatyou want is todiscard a searchyou spent time on,only to discoverlater that you cannotuse the imagebecause it has notbeen saved “Used with permission from Microsoft”
  12. 12. Click on the slide that you want toinsert the image to Created with PowerPoint presentation softwar
  13. 13. Green, Yvonne. Blood Pressure Screening. [Photograph]. Retrieved from: Insert <Picture < FromFile...On the Insert Picturedialog, find anddouble-click on theimage that you wantto insert toPowerPoint Created with PowerPoint presentation software.
  14. 14. Helpful Hint!You will want to resize thepicture and don’t forget tocite the image. “Used with permission from Microsoft”
  15. 15. So….what do I cite?Any items obtained from the web orscanned from a print source should beattributed to the owner of thecopyrighted work. This includesphotographs, paintings, or other worksof art, tables, graphs, and otherillustrations from primary or secondarysource materials. Youtube videosshould also be attributed.