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VCE Visual Communication and Design: Using images and other content
Resources to support Mentone Girls' Grammar VCE Visual Design students
On this page you'll there is information and resources to help you find images and content you can use in your work. You'll also find information on Copyright, with links to information explaining what you can and can't do.
Visual Communication and Design | Using images and other content: Copyright
Did you know that when you create a new image or design your rights are automatically protected under the Australian Copyright Act, 1968 (Cth)?
On the flip side, you should always acknowledge and protect other people's intellectual property and Copyright. Your Kerferd Library has a whole lot of relevant information about Copyright you can use to:
Understand your rights and the rights of other, and...
Understand the different types of Copyright licences, as well as different terms and conditions, so you know what you can and can't use in your designs.
For more information see the following eBook, and use the link to access the Kerferd Library Copyright LibGuide.
This book is a resource for anyone working in an educational institution, such as teachers, librarians and IT staff working in schools, TAFEs, universities and other educational institutions. In this book you will learn about the specific copyright provisions relating to the use of Text & Images and gain a better understanding of when your activities may have copyright implications. This edition is a comprehensive revision containing new material and current case law (previous book ´Educational Institutions: Text, Images & Music'(B107)). Topics include: Copying text, images & notated music; Copying text, images & notated music; Digital delivery of course materials including use of content and learning management systems; Special case exception (section 200AB).
Visual Communication and Design | Using images and other content: Online resources
Pexels is a free stock photo and video website and app that helps designers, bloggers, and everyone who is looking for visuals to find photos and videos that can be downloaded and used for free. (Pexels, n.d.)
"Pixabay is a vibrant community of creatives, sharing copyright free images and videos. All contents are released under the Pixabay License, which makes them safe to use without asking for permission or giving credit to the artist - even for commercial purposes." (Pixabay, n.d.)
Over 2 million free high-resolution images.
"Unsplash photos are made to be used freely. The Unsplash license reflects that.
* All photos can be downloaded and used for free, * Commercial and non-commercial purposes, * No permission needed (though attribution is appreciated!) What is not permitted: * Photos cannot be sold without significant modification. * Compiling photos from Unsplash to replicate a similar or competing service.