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Copyright and Fair Use: Image Sources

Information on copyright law and fair use in an academic setting. This guide is based on guide at http://library.ship.edu/copyright. Used with permission.

Image Sources from Rohrbach Library

Free Image Sites

While these sites are "copyright friendly," be sure to check the Terms of Use for details.  For example, many photos require attribution.

Creative Commons  

Every Stock Photo  
"We are a search engine for free photos. These come from many sources and are license-specific."

Flickr Creative Commons  
Search or browse Flickr images by license type.

Free Images

Getty Images

Google Images   

New York Public Library Digital Collection  

Pics4Learning  "Permission has been granted for teachers and students to use all of the images donated to the Pics4Learning collection." Arranged by subject.

Smithsonian Institution Archive Collection 

Stockvault.net  

Wikimedia Commons   "A database of 5,220,649 freely usable media files to which anyone can contribute."