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Below are some free online options for finding reusable media.
As a student, all sources must be credited in your work - even if they're public domain or CC0 licensed.
Mixed Use, Limited Licence
Any Use and Non-commercial Use - check the license.
See below for instructions on searching Google Images for reusable media.
Remember to check the licensing information on bottom part of the image record page.
How to find creative commons/copyright free images in Flickr:
1. Search for your term.
2. On the results page, click "Advanced".
3. Check the box, "Only search within Creative Commons-licensed content ".
4. Check the two boxes below (commercial use, modify).
Reuse for Any Purpose
Getty Open Content Program
"The Getty makes available, without charge, all available digital images to which the Getty holds the rights or that are in the public domain to be used for any purpose. No permission is required."
Smithsonian Open Access
Millions of reusable images, provided by the US national museum.
Stock photos donated by photographers and available for free, commercial or non-commercial use.
Art Institute of Chicago
Over 50,000 images free to use for any purpose. One of the premier art museums and schools in the world, this collection is particularly strong in impressionists.
Remix masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum. High-quality images with no usage restrictions.
Free images and videos you can use anywhere.
CC0 licensed images created by artists looking to change the look of stock images.
Plus Size Stock Photos
Stock photos of plus-sized models available for any purpose without attribution. This site aims to increase inclusivity in advertising.
Wikipedia - Public Domain Resources
Dozens of links to sites with usable images. Check the information on the sites themselves as Wikipedia's fact-checking and editing system can be slow.
Public domain works from some of the world's most prestigious collections.
Public Domain Images
Images that can be used for any purpose. However, check the license - some require attribution. Fremium site - offers some free content but some content requires a premium account.
Search Google for reusable images
Google has added an easy-to-access limiter for searching through Google Images for items labelled available for reuse.