How to find and add Creative Commons images in Canvas

The Canvas “Embed image” tool has a searchable image repository that allows staff to add Creative Commons Flickr images to Canvas pages. embed image tool in canvas - shows button location
If you’re not familiar with the Creative Commons licence and how it applies to images take a look at the Copyright Management Service Creative Commons webpage for details.  Whilst the image loading is automatic the attribution has to be added manually. See the video below on how to “Easily find and add copyright compliant images in Canvas” 3

  1. Creative Commons. 2017. Creative Commons Australia. [ONLINE] Available at: [Accessed 17 November 2017].
  2. RMIT University. 2017. Copyright Management Service – Creative Commons. [ONLINE] Available at:;ID=cwuwp128hgbn. [Accessed 17 November 2017].
  3. RMIT University – Geoff Marchiori. (2017). Easily find and add copyright compliant images in Canvas. [Online Video]. 17 November 2017. Available from: [Accessed: 17 November 2017].