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Images, Video, & Audio: Procedures

Procedure Videos

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 Voiceover Power Point


  • Copyright law is complicated and depends on individual circumstances
  • Fair use covers many educational uses
  • With proper citations, distributing or linking content via Canvas is often allowed.
    • When possible, link to library resources rather than downloading and re-uploading content from the databases. 
    • Copying images from library databases, with citations, into educational presentations is often allowed. 
  • Check with a librarian if you are not sure you are using images or other content correctly. Please note that MWU librarians cannot give legal advice. We provide informed opinions.

Images That Can be Used

Always cite the source of your image or graphic, even if it is in the Public Domain or contains a Creative Commons License. 

Citing Multimedia

  • 3.14 Other Media
  • 4.0 Tables, Figures, and Multimedia
  • 4.2.9 Figures Reproduced or Adapted From Other Sources

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