MLA style is most commonly used to cite sources within the language arts, cultural studies, and other humanities disciplines. This resource, revised according to the 8th edition of the MLA manual, offers examples for the general format of MLA research papers, in-text citations, and the Works Cited page. For more information, please consult the official MLA Handbook (8th ed.).
To create a basic works-cited-list entry for an image, list the creator of the image, the title of the image, the date of composition, and the location of the image, which would be a physical location if you viewed the image in person.
Illustrative visual material other than a table—for example, a photograph, map, drawing, graph, or chart—should be labeled Figure (usually abbreviated Fig.), assigned an arabic numeral, and given a caption.
Artists Rights Society is a unique and inclusive alliance of forward-thinking visual artists who seek to actively participate in the broader economic and cultural vitality of their time. ARS plays a vital role in protecting the intellectual property of artists, at a time when the ability to control the rights of their work is often challenged.
Based on a consensus of professionals in the visual arts who use copyrighted images, texts, and other materials in their creative and scholarly work and who identified best practices for using such materials.
This Statement on the Fair Use of Images for Teaching, Research, and Study describes six uses of copyrighted still images that the Visual Resources Association believes fall within the U.S. doctrine of fair use.
When you do a Google Search, you can filter your results to find images that offer licenses for reuse. Before you reuse content, make sure that its license is legitimate and check the exact terms of reuse. For example, the license might require that you give credit to the image creator when you use the image.