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Digital Images Resources
Provides a rich database of images of art and architectural works in the public domain on a free-access, free-use basis
Collections of historical images from the Library of Congress, documenting the "American experience".
Royalty free stock photography collection specializing in contemporary beauty, business and lifestyle imagery.
Life photo archive hosted by Google
Search millions of photographs from the LIFE photo archive, stretching from the 1750s to today. Most were never published and are now available for the first time through the joint work of LIFE and Google.
National Geographic Photography
Browse photo of the day images
NYPL Digital Gallery
Provides free and open access to over 700,000 images digitized from the The New York Public Library's vast collections, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints, photographs and more.
Site where people can exchange their photos for inspiration or work.
Choose Royalty-free when searching for images. Resource for scientific, medical, and technological photographs and illustrations.
Beautiful, free photos. Gifted by the world’s most generous community of photographers.
British Library Images Online
The national library of England offers images of manuscripts, illustrations, drawings, paintings and photographs.
Digital Public Library of America
Includes images that are contained in libraries and museums across the country and are free to use.
Searchable site with current and past video for Broadway and off Broadway shows including interviews, clips from live shows and behind scenes.
Yale Digital Content
Searches Yale's collections of art, natural history, books, and maps, as well as photos, audio, and video.
Copyright Clearance Center
Technology has revolutionized the way people create, publish, use and share content, the CCC provides simple ways to share knowledge while supporting the principles of copyright.
Creative Commons copyright licenses work within the current copyright law, allowing creators to freely share their work by granting certain levels of restrictions.
Digital Images from the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Metropolitan Museum Initiative
Provides Free Access to 400,000 Digital Images
The Metropolitan Museum’s initiative—called Open Access for Scholarly Content (OASC)—provides access to images of art in its collection that the Museum believes to be in the public domain and free of other known restrictions; these images are now available for scholarly use in any media. Works that are covered by the new policy are identified on the Museum’s website (http://www.metmuseum.org/collections) with the acronym OASC.