Storing images

Keep images, tables and equations handy to re-use on other projects. We have several different of image formats:

  • Advertisement
  • Chart (i.e., image of data)
  • Equation
  • Exhibit (generally, images of artwork)
  • Figure
  • Picture (i.e., photos)
  • Plan (e.g., building plan)
  • Screen clip
  • Table


To store images in research material:

1. Click on the research tab

2. 'View' is the default on the navigation pane for this page

3. Your default style guide will display here 

4. Click on the 'Add' button and a new page will open


5. Select the resource Type - Image and the Format for your resource

6. Enter the Image title or description for the running title

7. Click on Notes and Attachments, to reveal the Upload process or drop-and-drag box

8. Click on the Source

  • use'hardcopy' for original material (i.e., created by yourself),
  • use 'online' for material acquired from elsewhere, or
  • use 'database' for material acquired and altered for your own purposes.

9. Add any other data that will be useful for you:

  • Contributor(s) [created by]
  • Descriptors [e.g., descripton]
  • Publication identifiers [e.g. page it was found on, version number, source software]
  • Notes [e.g., copyright information, research nootes]

10. Add the resource to a project or collection for easy retrieval

11. Click Add the resource





  1. Images are generally not included in bibliographies, but can still e added to projects for finding them easier
  2. The 'Creator' is the owner of the copyright; generally, the person that created the image
  3. The descriptors and publication identifiers include meta-data that might be useful for storage purposes (e.g., version number, source software)


See Also

  • Adding research material to collections
  • Adding research material to projects
  • Identifying the source
  • Managing bibliographies
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