For each type of source that you might copy or adapt a figure from (i.e. a book, journal article, or website), both a general form and an example are provided.
Information on citing and several of the examples in this guide were drawn from the APA Manual (6th ed.).
Numbers in parentheses refer to specific pages in the manual.
Images used in an academic paper must be accompanied by a copyright statement.. A copyright statement is a caption that includes the image's copyright information and, if necessary, a statement of permission for use.
Assume an image is under copyright unless it appears with the words public domain, or the image was produced by the U.S. Government (in which case it is automatically in the public domain). Creative commons licenses (sometimes indicated by the words CC) generally allow you to use the work without permission, so long as you give credit to the original author in the form of a copyright statement (see below).
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