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Loreto Mandeville Hall Toorak Library: Senior Research Toolkit

Creating a Bibliography

Free image and video resources


Beautiful, free photos, donated by photographers for use both personally and commercially. These are licensed under a creative commons and do not require attribution.

The Noun Project

Huge library of icons, search for a wide variety of designed vectors that can be downloaded for free. Some of these are not licensed for commercial purposes, some require attribution, make sure you pay attention to the instructions at download. You can restrict your search to public use only.



Huge collection of royalty free images, you can use these freely without attribution. Search with key words to find an image that matches your needs.

Pexels Videos

Pexels, like Pixabay has a wide range of free for use stock images, but they also have some royalty free stock video. Use this search engine to find video footage for your projects.

Key resources

If you use CiteMaker in Chrome, you can download the CiteMaker browser extension which easily creates in text citations for websites directly from your browser! Click on "Add CiteWeb" in the CiteMaker bottom toolbar. (At the moment, this does not work for footnoting)

Quick Links

Using images

Just like using any other information without referencing it, using images without permission is plagiarism. You can avoid plagiarising images by using the following sites:

After you search Google for images, click on "Tools" and select "Labelled for noncommercial reuse"

Referencing images

When you use an image in your assignment, it's important to list where it came from. Images are NOT listed in your bibliography. Follow the example below: