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Open Educational Resources: Images

Search Images

Creative Commons search page provides an easy way to search across various sites for Creative Commons-licensed images, video and audio. It’s a great way to start your search for openly licensed digital media.

Collections of Free Images


Art Images for College Teaching

Art and architecture images photographed by  Allan Kohl.

Educational Technology Clearinghouse
Over 45,000 pieces of free clipart.

Flickr - Creative Commons

Browse or search through content under each type of license.

Google Images

To use the usage rights filter option, select "advanced image search" on the main Google Images page.

Library of Congress: Picture Collection

This online collection provides access to about 7,000 different views and portraits made during the American Civil War (1861-1865) and its immediate aftermath

A repository for free public domain images.

Yahoo Images

Using Yahoo's image search tool, you can select filters to refine results to show only images that are licensed under Creative Commons.