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Don't Forget to Cite!
Reusing a copyright-friendly work means you don't have to receive permission from the creator, but you must still credit that source. Many sites will state how they wish to be cited, but if not you can find out how to correctly attribute the creator of the work here.
Photos, Images, and Clip Art
Creative Commons Search
Search multiple resources for various types of content through the Creative Commons website.
Discover Yale Digital Content
An integrated search across Yale's collections of art, maps, photos, and more. Not all items have the same rights restrictions so verify the license before use.
An integrated search engine that allows you to search for photos by specific license.
Flickr Creative Commons
Allows you to search for photos under each type of Creative Commons license.
Free Stock Photos
Free photos and images available with varying licenses depending on the item.
Library of Congress: Prints & Photographs Online Catalog
Digital images of 95% of the Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division's holdings. Images have different rights considerations so you must verify the item's copyright status before use.
Microsoft Office Images
Royalty-free images and clip art for Microsoft Office products such as Word and PowerPoint.
Offers images that can be used in commercial works without attribution--provided that you alter the image from its original state.
Open Clip Art Library
A collaborative clip art gallery for downloading, sharing, and remixing.
A site of community-contributed and freely usable media files.
Access to the California State University IMAGE Project, which contains approximately 80,000 images from around the globe. The collection is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 2.5 License.
An integrated search engine for bloggers to find photos.