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Introduction to Library Information and Technology: Citing Images

This guide will give you a broad view of research tools which will aid you in finding information for this class.

Citing Images

Images or illustrations can enhance your papers and presentations. Like written sources, images also need to be properly cited. Here are examples of the information needed for the citation using MLA and APA styles.

Citing in MLA style:

Library database

     Rousseau, Henri. The Ship in the Storm. 1896. Painting.  Musée de

         l'Orangerie, Paris. Grove Art Online. Web. 22 Nov.2006.

Free Web

     Rousseau, Henri. The Ship in the Storm. 1896. Painting. Musée de

         l'Orangerie, Paris. Web. 8 Aug. 2006.

Image reproduced in a printed source

    Rousseau, Henri. The Ship in the Storm. 1896. Painting. Musée

        de l'Orangerie, Paris. Henri Rousseau: Jungles in Paris. By      

        Claire Fresches, et al. Washington: National Gallery of Art, 2006.

        232. Print.

Citing in APA style:

Library database
 

Rousseau, H. (1896). The Ship in the Storm [Painting]. Retrieved from

    Oxford Art Online database.

Free Web
 
Rousseau, H. (1896). The Ship in the Storm [Painting]. Retrieved from
 
    http://www.uwm.edu/~wash/rousseau.jpg
 
Image reproduced in a printed source
 

Rousseau, H. (1896). The Ship in the Storm [Painting]. Henri Rousseau:

    Jungles in Paris. By Claire Fresches et al. Washington, DC: National

    Gallery of Art. 232.

The plate/image number (or, if this number is not available, the page number on which the image is printed) should follow the name of the publisher as shown.

 

 

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