Although it isn’t always easy to find information on how to cite an image using standard style manuals, it is essential that you always do cite any visual materials you use in your research papers, presentations, and projects. It is as important to cite an image as it is to cite a book or an article.
We have provided guidance on citing visual materials in our Images research guide by linking to online manuals or websites:
And by indicating which sections of standard style manuals to consult:
If you need help citing an image, you can contact us at the Research Center, and someone will work with you. Ultimately, as your professor is the person who will make the final decisions on the format for all your citations, be sure to consult him or her.