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Cite Your Sources

Resources for creating citations and Works Cited lists

In a slideshow

  • Use royalty free images, sounds, or video from sites like Pixabay and Unsplash
  • Provide an attribution in a caption beneath the media
  • If you are using clip art or images provided by the software (for example, clip art that comes with MS PPT), you do not need to provide an attribution


  • If you are using an image for academic purposes (ie to share knowledge), provide a citation like you would for any figure or table. See tab above for "Tables and Figures"
  • If you are not using a royalty-free image (eg. using images found in an image search and not checking for the usage rights), then you must provided a citation in the caption. It's best NOT to use this kind of image as you may not have the right to use it.


Works Cited List in iMovie

If you are using iMovie, select the scrolling credit title and then copy and paste your Works Cited list.

Media Clip in iMovie

  • Using iMovie titles, add a short citation on top of the video directing your viewer to your Works Cited list.
  • The title does not need to be on the entire clip. It can fade out after a few seconds.
  • The title below refers to this citation from the Works Cited list:
     "Global Warming 101." Youtube, uploaded by National Geographic, Accessed 10 May 2022.