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History 6013: Introduction to the Professional Study of History: Home

Ideas for finding freely available images for use in online projects open to the world.


Useful terminology to know when searching for images:

Fair Use Quiz and Guide

This helpful graph from the MIT Fair Use Quiz shows how each test factor for Fair Use may weight toward or against Fair Use of an image.


Follow image attribution recommended by the style format you're using, such as MLA, APA, or Chicago. Below are attribution suggestions from Creative Commons and a link to the Library's Style Guide.

Online Image Collections

Notable repositories and search engines for finding images with simply interpreted use guidelines: