Avoid violating copyright by using media from the websites listed here. Some of the images, videos, and sound files have a Creative Commons license. These licenses allow you to use an image for free but tell you the rules you must follow.
Here are the creative commons licenses (rules) you're most likely to see:
No Derivative Works:
What is a derivative work?
Even if you do not see a Creative Commons license logo, it is always a good idea to give credit to the person who created the video/image/sound file.
Cite images, tables, and artistic works as you would cite any other type of work.
In addition, images generally include a caption that with copyright information and a statement of permission for use. Please check with your instructor regarding additional expectations.
See the Creative Commons Best Practices for Attribution wiki for examples.
All CC attributions should contain the same basic information:
Here is an example of attribution (credit) of an image used in an online class project following Creative Commons guidelines.
If this were in print, provide the URL to the original image, like this:
"Clothing Dyes" (2004) https://www.flickr.com/photos/dey/2864013 (CC BY NC-SA)