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When using images, it is import to look for copyright and fair use information. Some images are copyrighted and you may need to contact the author, artist, or website owner for permission to use an image in your paper or presentation.
Below are some suggested websites that contain images that can be used without copyright restrictions.
Google Images is considered to be one of the most comprehensive sources of images available. This site has images that are in the public domain as well as copyrighted by their creators.You can limit your search to images in the public domain by using the following tools to limit your search results.
Access the Google Image web site at http://images.google.com in a web browser.
Search using the keyword(s) that best describe what image you would like to find.
Open the Search Tool to active the Usage rights options. Limit your search by using either
Labeled for noncommercial use with modification or
Labeled for noncommercial use
GOOGLE IMAGES - ADVANCE SEARCH
Offers a search option on the home page
Choose one of the following to insure that the image is free from copyright restrictions
- All Creative commons
- No Know copyright restrictions
- U. S. Government works
Copyright Friendly Image Collections
Flickr -The Commons
Access Flickr public photography archives. These photos are free of copyright restrictions.
The Getty Image website offers photos and videos. You can search for Royalty Free images that can be embedded into your presentation.
Library of Congress Flickr Project
Access over 5,000 images from the Library of Congress.
Library of Congress Digital Collections
Access the Digital Collections available from the Library of Congress. Access is by collection or by search term.
Access over 2 million freely usable media files. Can be search by topic, location, license, type and more.
Access the search webpage for images available from the United States government.