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Research Guides

Creating Open Educational Resources

Finding Open and Free Images

There are a number of repositories which provide openly licensed images.

Click "more..." for information on the copyright/licensing of the collection.

General Collections

Museum, Library, Art, and Literature Collections

Diversity-focused collections

Non openly licensed diversity-focused collections

Additional Resources

Review some additional resources for images and open access content. However, not all of these resources are openly licensed, such as those which are library subscription databases and are thus subject to traditional copyright. Please review each database/item for copyright/licensing information.