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Find a multitude of images. After running a search, use the search tools button (underneath the search box at the top), to limit Usage Rights to find images labeled for reuse.
Online Visual Resources
Notable large, searchable repositories with both free and fee-based images and simply-interpreted use guidelines:
ARTstor is a digital library that contains hundreds of thousands of high-resolution images of art, architecture, and archaeological artifacts. Each image is accompanied by descriptive information. The Auraria Library's subscription to ARTstor also offers ArchiVision (architecture) and Shared Shelf (images created and shared by campus faculty). ARTstor includes an OIV (offline image viewer). Images may be viewed and analyzed in the OIV, using features such as zooming, panning, saving groups of images online for personal or shared use, or creating presentations to be delivered either online or offline. Some functionalities of ArtStor including creating folders and using the OIV are only available on laptop or desktop computer.
Freely usable image/media files to which anyone can contribute. A highly recommended site for images.
Digital Public Library of America (DPLA): Open ARTStor
Not a student, faculty or staff member on the Auraria campus? This is an "open" version of ARTStor available to one and all.
British Library Images on Flickr
Over a million images from the British Library wholly in the Public Domain. Use and reuse at will.
The California State University IMAGE Project containing approximately 80,000 images. global in coverage and includes all areas of visual imagery. Images may be freely used for non-profit educational purposes.
A source of cultural, heritage, and fine arts images.
New York Public Library Digital Gallery
The 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.
Public domain images without any limitation (private and commercial use).
Commercial online access to images, footage and music. Many, but not all, images are free to embed on websites, blogs and social media platforms.