Tables and figures are used alongside your academic writing, to present information visually.
Together, tables and figures are sometimes referred to as illustrations.
For help with placement and layout of illustrations in the body of your document, refer to the Turabian Manual for Writers, Chapter 26 (available in the AUT Library), or consult the Chicago Manual of Style Online, Chapter 3.
You must acknowledge the source of any data used in your tables or figures that you did not collect yourself. You can do this with a source line:
Note: If you are planning to include images that you did not create yourself in your exegesis, thesis, or dissertation, remember that you need the permission of the copyright owner before you can submit it. See the Theses and Dissertations guide for more on this issue.