All Public Domain and Creative Commons images can be saved to your computer and reused in your own work, whether it is a powerpoint, blog, wiki or other instance. It is always best practice to reference your images even if they are in the Public Domain or you can hyperlink your image to its source. See Best practices for attribution for tips on referencing your images.
Find automatically referenced images in Microsoft Powerpoint and Word
1. Click Insert in the top ribbon
2. Click Online Pictures
3. Search for an image
4. Keep Creative Commons Only ticked
5. Click the image and choose Insert
6. Your image shows with hyperlinks to the source and the Creative Commons Licence below it.
Note : All Ara computers can access Audacity which is software you can use to record your own sounds.
Remember since you are working in an academic environment referencing will ALWAYS be required. Referencing means you are covered in relation to copyright and plagiarism by acknowledging the resource is not yours and it also helps you or someone else find it again if required. For more information on copyright and referencing have a look at the above tab called APA Referencing
Everyone tends to "Google" images. To avoid copyright breaches if you do use Google for images then follow this process:
1) Make a search in Google images
2) Click on Tools
3) Click on Usage Rights
4) Select Labeled for reuse - the images left are usually from the Public Domain or Creative Commons. These still need to be referenced!
See below for other specialized, publicly available sources with more refined search options.
Other Public Domain Image Sources