Deakin provides access to image databases which are copyright cleared for educational purposes. Please ensure that you check the licensing conditions before re-use, and fully reference images. For further information on copyright, see the Deakin University Copyright Guidelines.
For a complete list of image resources, please see the Image Resource Page.
Please remember to fully reference any image you use in your assignments.
Some online images are available for use under a Creative Commons licence. Creators can apply licences to their output allowing reuse of their work in line with the licence requirements. The simplest licence is the Attribution [BY] licence - reuse the work, but acknowledge the original creator, and include a link to both the original work and the appropriate licence.
Here are some sources of images under Creative Commons licences:
In general, check permissions of use, and reference your images with:
If you're sourcing images from the internet, make sure that you establish who owns the copyright – if in doubt, don’t use the image.