Power Tools for Technical Communication:
Copying Web Graphics


In this lab, you copy images from the Web using any of the techniques discussed in Chapter 11 of Power Tools for Technical Communication:
  1. Start a document in your preferred word-processing software.
  2. For each item, follow the directions for finding and copying the image.
  3. Paste the copied image into the document you just started.
  4. Add the figure title and source information as indicated.
  5. Put your name, Copying Web Graphics: Print, and the date on this document, and print it out for your instructor.


  1. Go to the following URL and copy the image next to the text that reads "Aerial exploration of a dry valley on Mars." Use these same words as the title. Indicate the source as http://www.users.globalnet.co.uk/~mfogg/gallery.htm; include the date you accessed this image and any other necessary bibliographic information (see Chapter 21 for citing sources of graphics and web pages):

    http://www.users.globalnet.co.uk/~mfogg/gallery.htm

  2. Go to the following URL and copy the photograph of Mandelbrot. Indicate the source as http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/history/Posters2/Mandelbrot.html; include the date you accessed this image and any other necessary bibliographic information (see Chapter 21 for citing sources of graphics and web pages):

    www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/history/Posters2/Mandelbrot.html

  3. Go to the following URL and copy the image at the heading IFS Fern. Indicate the source as http://astronomy.swin.edu.au/pbourke/fractals/fracintro/; include the date you accessed this image and any other necessary bibliographic information (see Chapter 21 for citing sources of graphics and web pages):

    astronomy.swin.edu.au/pbourke/fractals/fracintro/


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