Open Access Educational Resources
The CDC newsroom image library is home to the images journalists request most often. These high-resolution, public-domain images are ready to print in your publication.
Use the License filter in Advanced Search to limit to the either public domain, CC-BY, or CC-BY-NC images.
An extensive collection of clinical ophthalmic cases and their pathology for use by researchers and clinicians to aid in preventing, diagnosing, and treating diseases of the eye and visual system.
Dermatology-related images. Most are licensed CC BY-NC-ND. Check individual images for specific licensing.
The Health Education Assets Library (HEAL) is a collection of over 22,000 freely available digital materials for health sciences education.
MedPix® is a free open-access online database of medical images, teaching cases, and clinical topics.
A searchable collection of scientific photos, illustrations, and videos. The images and videos in this gallery are licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial ShareAlike 3.0.
An open-access biomedical image search engine, all photos are free to use.
The Pathology Education Informational Resource (PEIR) Digital Library is a multidisciplinary public access image database for use in medical education.
The Public Health Image Library (PHIL) is created by the CDC and contains various health science pictures, videos, and illustrations. Every picture will say beneath it if it is public domain or copyrighted.
Images from the Wellcome library and museum collections centered around health and the human experience. Filter image results by license type. Most are in the public domain.
General Image Collections and Portals
A creative commons image search portal. All results are CC licensed or in the public domain.
This is a disability-led effort to provide free & inclusive stock images from our own perspective, with photos and illustrations celebrating disabled Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC).
The Gender Spectrum Collection is a stock photo library featuring images of trans and non-binary models that go beyond clichés. This collection aims to help the media better represent members of these communities as people not necessarily defined by their gender identities—people with careers, relationships, talents, passions, and home lives. Images are licensed with CC BY-NC-ND.
If you want to limit the images you find to only those you are allowed to reuse, follow these steps:
Do an initial search on the Google Images homepage
Click the "Search Tools" button on the results page to reveal more options
Select the appropriate usage rights.
Stock images featuring Black and Brown people, for free. All images are dedicated to the public domain.
To search for only images, run an Advanced Search, and under media format, select "Graphics/Photos." You can also filter by license type. Results will include websites, databases, and course materials that have images.
Free stock photos, no attribution required.
Creative commons licensed images appropriate for a school setting.
Free stock images.
Images from the Smithsonian dedicated to the public domain.
Free to use stock images.
A collection of freely usable media files to which anyone can contribute.
CLICK BELOW LINK FOR LIST OF OPEN ACCESS JOURNALS
VARIOUS INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY THESIS ONLINE LIBRARY
Art, History, and Culture
AGRICOLA (National Agriculture Library)
Index of Botanical Publications (Harvard University Herbaria)
Index of Botanists (Harvard University Herbaria)