Finding copyright free images via Google’s robust search engine just got easier. Matt Cutts, head of Google’s Webspam team, tweeted (see image below) about the ease of finding image usage rights through the newly updated “Search tools” option. In the past, finding copyright free images required clicking through multiple advanced search options to find usage rights. The new shortcut simplifies the process.
Image Source: David R. Tribble
You are free:
- to share – to copy, distribute and transmit the work
- to remix – to adapt the work
Under the following conditions:
attribution – You must attribute the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work).
share alike – If you alter, transform, or build upon this work, you may distribute the resulting work only under the same or similar license to this one.
To keep Elk Grove Unified School District staff informed about Google search tips as well as copyright and fair use issues, EGUSD’s Technology Service’s Department continues to offer their Just Google It! and Teaching Copyright Fair Use to the Remix Generation workshops.
We extend an invite to all EGUSD employees interested in attending these workshops. Registration is available online through ERO.
Just Google It! – January 23, 2014 – 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Teaching Copyright Fair Use to the Remix Generation – March 4, 2014 – 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.