Thing 14 – Sourcing and using good images

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As mentioned in Thing 12, images and other engaging content are key to a great presentation. But how do you source good images without running into intellectual property problems? Anyone can do a quick Google search and find some nice pictures but they are not always free to use. Just because you can copy and paste a picture does not make reusing it ok. Also, if you ever want to share any of your work under a Creative Commons licence, any reused content must also be covered by some form of CC licence, or if you’re really lucky, a CC0 licence!

But fear not, there are many handy tools out there for you to source good high quality images while remaining an excellent internet citizen. We have put together a helpful handout with a list of good places to find images for all your presentation needs so go…

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