The Internet has an over-abundance of images that can be incorporated into websites, Word documents and PowerPoint presentations. However, most are not copyright free. This page provides a list of sites that offer copyright-free or Creative Commons licensed images that can used for educative or presentational purposes.
Stock Photo Sites
Picture Search Engines
- VADS (Visual Art Collection)
Subject Discipline Collections
The Creative Commons licence allows content producers to assign a range of different licences to their work so that it is clear to people how the another person’s work can be shared, remixed, reused or even used commercially.
Creative Commons Zero
The Creative Commons Zero licence is where content producers have waived all copyrights and related rights to their content. It is, effectively, copyright free.
For further advice on digital and moving imagery, please visit JISC Digital Media (This resource is now archived).