Using images for creating resources

  Jil Fairclough, Medical School Librarian and Technology Enhanced Learning Lead

The BSMS Library Service often gets asked to advise on what images can be used when creating online learning resources. Here is a quick guide on finding and using images.

Questions to ask yourself are:

  • Is it free?
  • Do I need to get permission to use?
  • Do I need to credit the image in a particular way?
  • Are there any restrictions on how I can use the image?
Creative Commons is a widely-recognised and easy-to-use means of applying copyright licence to works, including images

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