In visually-oriented disciplines, images are essential. We learn from them, study them, create them, write about them, and much more. We create images of our own work. We use images as evidence and documentation.
Yet for all the images we see, download, and create, most of us do not have an established system for organizing them or information about them.
By citing the images you use in papers and presentations (whether as a student, professor, or a practicing artist/designer), you will help others (and yourself) understand: