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Resources and tips for finding, analyzing, and citing images in your classroom, personal, or professional work


IMPORTANT NOTE: If you are working on a class project that will be published on a public website (that is, something anyone can see online that isn't password protected), the rules for using these images change. The resources listed here are meant for use with class papers & presentations only (content uploaded to Blackboard is OK!)

If you are creating a publicly-accessible website for a class project and need images, or working on a personal or professional project (that is, something that you want to show or sell outside of any educational context), use the resources listed under "Find Images for Creative, Commercial, or Professional Use."

Image Resources by Topic

General Image Databases & Websites

These databases and websites include images from historic and contemporary sources, in a broad range of subjects or topics.