Do I need to cite an image with a Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license?
Last Updated: Feb 27, 2023 Views: 363

A Creative Commons license (CC0) grants the right to use an image without credit, but we encourage students to cite any work that isn't their own.

When in doubt, cite any images you're using regardless of licensing, unless your instructor has clearly stated otherwise.

Read more about CC0 licensing on the Creative Commons website.

For examples of an ideal citation for Creative Commons images, please see the CC Best Practices for attribution page.

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