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Guide to Image Collections with Millions of Free, Hi-Res Images


iLibrarian post: A Guide to Little-Known Image Collections with Millions of Free, Hi-Res Images

…. There have been several new image collections that have opened up to the public just within the past year that not many people are aware of yet, but they offer access to thousands, or in some cases millions of outstanding photographs that can be downloaded for free….” [Link to full post.]

This is quite a treasure trove. Use of images will vary. For example:

“available for free download for non-commercial use”

“The images may be used for commercial or personal purposes, with an acknowledgement of the original source (Wellcome Library, London).”

“free to use, modify, and publish for any purpose.”

“These are for personal, non-commercial use only.”

“Each image specifies its license,many of which are remixable and have no copyright associated with them at all.”

“Most NOAA photos and slides are in the public domain and CANNOT be copyrighted while a few photos are known to have copyright restrictions are so noted. Credit MUST be given to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/Department of Commerce.

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