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Drama & Theatre: Introduction: Images

A guide to helpful information sources for students of IB Diploma Programme drama and theatre courses.

Referencing Images

Two excellent image sources are Pexels and Britannica ImageQuest. 

Pexels is a free re-use image cite. Users technically do not have to cite the image but it is respectful to give the creator credit. The IB will require an image citation and reference. Access the tutorial below for step by step instructions. 

ImageQuest is a subscription database of millions of rights cleared images (for education use only). Access the tutorial below to see how to filter specific photo collections and use CiteFast to generate the necessary reference. 

ImageQuest

Step 1: The first step is to open Britannica ImageQuest and type in your search terms.

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Step 2: After typing in your search term, click on the best term for what you are searching for e.g. dramatist

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Step 3: Choose a collection to search from:
Click By Collection

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Step 4: As a student at a non-profit organization, you are entitled to use professional images like Getty images for free if YOU CITE THE SOURCE:
Click Getty Images

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Step 5: Choose an image.

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Step 6: Click Download image to my computer

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Step 7: Click Cite

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Step 8: Copy and paste the MLA, APA or Chicago reference. 

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Step 9: Copy and paste the MLA, APA or Chicago reference. Alternately, create a reference using Citefast.com using the information in the 'Credit' section. 

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Here's an interactive tutorial for the visual learners

https://www.iorad.com/player/151607/ImageQuest-with-References

Pexels

Step 1: The first step is to open Free stock photos · Pexels and enter search term(s).

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Step 2: Click on preferred photo. 

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Step 3: Click Free Download

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Step 4: Here Pexels gives you three ways to pay respect to the photographer. You can Tweet and thank you, follow them on Instagram or cite the image using the caption Pexels has provided. Click Copy. 

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Step 5: Alternately, you can add the reference to CiteFast. 

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Step 6: Open CiteFast.com and Click Web Image

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Step 7: Enter the author's first and last name.

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Step 8: Click Not a work of art - an image found on the web. 

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Step 9: Add the current year since no year is shown on the photographer's page. 

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Step 10: Type the title of the photo.

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Step 11: Type in Pexels.

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Step 12: Type Photograph.

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Step 13: Click Today

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Step 14: Copy and paste the URL from Pexels here.

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Step 15: Click Save citation

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Here's an interactive tutorial for the visual learners

https://www.iorad.com/player/151608/Pexels-for-Image-References