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Using my published work on another paper

I am currently working on a new publication that uses the same control algorithms that I implemented on another experiment. The controllers are well explained in the published paper but I wish to ...
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Figures in the introduction of a paper

I am preparing a paper for proceedings of a conference in the domain of engineering and physics. Is it formally acceptable to add a figure in the introduction? The idea is that I am explaining ...
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Is it possible to cite from an unknown source without plagiarising?

I am currently writing a document that needs pictures for visual representations of my topic. I’ve been browsing around on the Internet to find such picture. I found a very good picture that could be ...
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How do I cite a screenshot from a paper?

There is an image in a paper that I want to use in my master’s thesis. I have the PDF file of this paper and I cant save the image from the file. So I have to take a screen shot. How should I cite the ...
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If an image covers the entire slide, where should I credit the author/licensor in a presentation?

Let's pretend I want to use this image from Wikimedia Commons Here's the license on the image: You are free: to share – to copy, distribute and transmit the work to remix – to adapt ...
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Is it allowed to include graphs in a thesis without explicit permission? [duplicate]

In a thesis, is it allowed to include graphs from other papers without an explicit permission from the publisher? (assuming citation is provided)
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How to export and cite Google Ngram Viewer result?

I am working on a paper (written in LaTeX) and want to include this result from Google Ngram Viewer, showing/comparing the frequency of word usage in published books over time: What is the proper way ...
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How to reference a picture from a website in a report?

Let's say that I have taken this picture in this webpage https://www.nde-ed.org/EducationResources/CommunityCollege/Ultrasonics/js_apps/transducerBeamSpread/ If I did change some things in that ...
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Referencing images found in public domain [duplicate]

How should I reference images found in public domain in my thesis? I mean, if it would be copyrighted, I would add a comment a la "reproduced with permission from X". If it would be under Creative ...
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Created a figure for a colleague's thesis, want to use that myself as well

A colleague of mine who also writes a master thesis in lattice QCD (theoretical/computational physics) asked me to make him a few simple figures with TikZ. They show a fundamental concept and are not ...
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Should I obtain permission for publishing a vector drawing based on a published photo?

I have drawn a schematic image of a museum object for use in my forthcoming paper. The object itself is over 1000 years old, and my vector drawing is based on a photograph published in an exhibition ...
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Breaking figure order by referencing a figure in a later section

I am submitting an SPIE journal article. In between references to figure 5 and figure 6, I reference figure 14 (which appears in a much further section) as an example of something specific. One of my ...
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Use of Wikipedia images I created myself

I have created several images for Wikipedia and would like to use them for my own poster/talks as well. However I am concerned that my colleagues will assume that I took them from Wikipedia and will ...
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Do I have to request permission from a website to use an image that they use to promote their product on their site?

I am currently checking proofs for a Springer article. The editor has asked us to provide permission details for all figures. One of the figures is a screenshot from a software product, as found in ...
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Citing own image based on others work

Let's say I create an image which illustrates the ideas of others as part of a paper I write for university class work (so it's not about anything I want to publish). A simple example: Foo Bar says ...
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“It is our policy not to include attributions of figures and tables” - what does this mean?

I just received some proofs of an accepted paper, for me to review prior to publication. The email from the publication staff included the following paragraph: It is our policy not to include ...
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Using others' figures, illustrations, and diagrams

I am writing up a chapter of a literature review and I thought to add two figures to illustrate the theory of that subject of my research. These two figures are available in the literature and they ...
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Reference for image drawn by yourself, but originated from others? [duplicate]

I am using some images (among others: Laser niveaus) in my thesis. I am drawing them myself with tikz, but as a guidance I use images and data from papers and books. Should I reference them, and if ...
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Modified picture based on three different sources - citations needed?

I am thinking about where the borderline is with citations. I made a new picture based on three different sources, so I wrote under the picture "adapted from [3,6,9]." This, however, seems to be ...
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Recreating images from a source

In the field I work in, it is customary to use a graphical representation of some mathematical concepts. For my thesis, I have been creating a batch of figures containing these representations. These ...
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Should I cite logos and clip-art in my thesis?

In my presentation I am using a block diagram which contains few logos (like Mathworks, visual studio) and some clip-art (like desktop, hardware board) . I got these from various random websites from ...
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Where to include acknoledgement for used graphics

In the current technical report that I write, I have used graphic from an online-source where their policy requires that the author of the drawing has to be acknowledged in case that the drawing is to ...
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Can I cite in a caption?

I am using an image from a users’ manual of a piece of software, and I was wondering if I can put a citation in the caption of the image. For example: Figure 1.3 Illustration of WonderSoft’s ...
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Do I need to cite an artwork? How would I do it? Is permission needed?

In my academic paper, I have well over 100 figures, and would like to use an artwork I found online in one of my figures - it is not published in any book, it is just something they made and posted ...
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How do I cite a screenshot I've taken of a software program?

How to write a proper reference for an image I'm going to use for my thesis? This image is a screenshot of a software installed on my own PC and I am the one who took it myself. It's not from another ...
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How to provide attribution to a media source in a research paper?

I'm working on a project report which we plan to publish as a research paper later after some more work. In my report I have used some images from the Wikimedia Commons and Wikipedia. They all are ...
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Reuse published images

I recently wrote an invited book chapter containing figures from different of my own papers that were previously published at ACM conferences. Can I reuse them (with citations to the original papers) ...
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Can my institute use my figure and put their name on it for press releases, etc.?

I was wondering if my institute can use a figure which I made for a paper that has been published and crop it slightly and use it for press releases, etc., and instead of putting my name underneath ...
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Should I cite photos in my thesis?

If I use photos in my thesis that I found on Internet, should I cite them? If so, how should the photos be cited? Should I write something like "In Figure 4.5 [9]" or should I cite it in the Appendix? ...
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How should I cite 3 images that were used to compose a new image?

I used three images from Wikipedia to compose them to a new image. All other images (not that many) are created by myself. How should I cite them? The images are: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/...
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Using IEEE Citation style, how should I Cite a Figure, that was based on one in a text?

In a lecture I watched, I found a very good diagram that explains a concept I am trying to explain. I couldn't get hold of the original image, so I recreated it in Tikz -- with a few changes to make ...
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Do I need to search citation sources for a rather generic graphic that I have drawn myself?

I'm about to write up my PhD thesis at the moment and for the theoretical part I have drawn some graphics that are of rather generic type -- crystal structures, crystal lattices and the like, similar ...
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How to reuse a figure from a patent? Is it free to reuse?

I recently came across a journal article that included and referenced a figure (photograph) from a US patent. I found the patent, and I would like to use the same figure, and I'm wondering who the ...
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Visualization tool for paper citations

Does anyone know if there is a tool that takes a paper (pdf) and is able to produce a directed graph of the citations, and if possible take the papers that are cited and use the citations of those ...
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Borrowing figures from the literature

In my dissertation, I have felt the need to illustrate some ideas with the help of figures and illustrations which I have found available in existing literature. I have borrowed a number of them and I ...
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How to cite a rebuilt graphic

I'm going to have my first presentation in some weeks. Therefore I read some papers and now I'm building the presentation with LaTeX. In the papers, I found some very useful graphics. But for quality ...