Remember that you must have the right to use the images you are including in your project.
These sites search for images with open licenses. Some require you to credit the artist or photographer:
Use Advanced Image Search to refine searches to specific content or file types, color or black-and-white, or usage rights (such as "free to use, share or modify")
Please note: Exercise caution when using material downloaded from websites as the Internet contains a mix of works protected by copyright and works in the public domain.
Viewing an image online doesn't automatically mean that you can reuse or copy it without permission or payment.
From the CC website:
"Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools.
Our free, easy-to-use copyright licenses provide a simple, standardized way to give the public permission to share and use your creative work — on conditions of your choice. CC licenses let you easily change your copyright terms from the default of “all rights reserved” to “some rights reserved.”
Creative Commons licenses are not an alternative to copyright. They work alongside copyright and enable you to modify your copyright terms to best suit your needs."
Guidelines for citing images found online in APA Style can be found at http://www.easybib.com/guides/citation-guides/apa-format/how-to-cite-a-photo-digital-image-apa/
The basic formula is as follows:
Photographer, F.M. (Photographer). (Year, Month Date of Publication). Title of Photograph [digital image]. Retrieved from URL
Also include license information if available.
Examples of the fair use of copyrighted work to create transformative works for educational, noncommercial purposes.
If you are including any text, images, or audio that are not your own creation, your media project should provide
The above text is from sections 6.2 and 6.3 of the Fair Use Guidelines for Educational Multimedia, which are part of the Crash Course in Copyright (version 1), a tutorial on copyright created by Georgia Harper, University of Texas System.
Some ways to type the copyright symbol ©: