Q. How do I cite and reference an image?


Reference template:

Creator. (Year). Title of image in italics and sentence case [Format]. Publisher. http://www.url...


In-text citation template:

(Last, Year).

Reference example:

Pexels. (2014). Books students library [Stock image]. Pixabay. https://pixabay.com/photos/books-students-library-university-1281581/


In-text citation example:

Books, Students, Library, University, Knowledge

                                                                  (Pexels, 2014)


  • Common formats include Clip art, Stock image, Infographic, Photograph, Painting, and Map.
  • If no title can be found for the image, replace the title with a description of the picture in square brackets.
  • For more tips and examples on referencing in APA format, check here
  • For more information on creating in-text citations, check here   


  • Last Updated May 07, 2020
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  • Answered By Ethan Allard

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