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Images of Hawaiʻi: Home

Historical Photographs (Online Collections)

Photo-sharing Websites

Sources for photos and images in the public domain (free to use without permission).

flickr's The Commons
from the world's public photography archives

flickr  (select Creative Commons from the drop down menu under Any License)
 
Wikimedia Commons
 

Google Images
Under Settings > Advanced Search, use the Usage Rights menu to narrow results to photos labeled for reuse an/or modification.

Unsplash

How to Cite a Photograph (APA)

Artist's last name, first initial. (Year of Publication or n.d. if no date). Title of Photograph [Photograph]. Source. Retrieved Month day, year, from URL.


Examples:

Bishop, Bernice Pauahi, 1831-1884 [Photograph]. (n.d.). Hawaii

         State Archives. Retrieved June 10, 2021, from

          https://digitalarchives.hawaii.gov/item/ark:70111/0bhv

Hamm, F. (2010). Manoa Falls [Photograph]. Flickr.

          Retrieved September 2, 2015, from

          www.flickr.com/photos/injelea/4624277391/

 

REMEMBER: If you cannot find the author, publisher, etc., for the online source, cite what is available. For further assistance, please ask a reference librarian. You can also check out additional example citations at Purdue OWL (APA Style).

How to Cite a Photograph (MLA)

Artist's last name, first name. Title of Work. Date or n.d. if no date. Name of institution that houses the work or name of private collection, City where institution or collection is located if available. Title of Website, URL. Date of access in the form of day month year.

Examples:

Bishop, Bernice Pauahi, 1831-1884. n.d. Hawaii State Archives

          Digital Collections, https://digitalarchives.hawaii.gov/

          item/ark:70111/0bhv. Accessed 10 June 2021.

Hamm, Frank. Manoa Falls. 19 May 2010. Flickr,

          www.flickr.com/photos/injelea/4624277391/. Accessed 2

          Sept. 2015.

                 
REMEMBER: 
If you cannot find the author, publisher, etc., for the online source, cite what is available. For further assistance, please ask a reference librarian. You can also check out additional example citations at Purdue OWL (MLA Style).

Photographs in Books