Image Searching & Copyright: Day 4
Why You Should Care and What You Should Do About It
Day Four: Flickr
Flickr is a photo-sharing site. Users sign up and upload their photos to Flickr, which gives them a digital photo album. It's a searchable site with hundreds of thousands of photos! Some of the images are copyrighted and unavailable for reuse, but some are free under a Creative Commons license. Flickr also hosts the Commons, a database of public photo archives.
How to Search for CC Images on Flickr
First, enter your search term. Then click "Advanced Search" in the top right corner of the screen.
Next, scroll down to the bottom of the page and check the "Only search within Creative Commons-licensed content" button. Then click Search!
That's it! Just make sure to credit the image as explained in yesterday's lesson!