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Open Educational Resources (OER): Images

This libguide is designed to help students, faculty, and staff learn about and use Open Educational (OER) and Open Access resurces as well as Creative Commons and Copyright.




Be sure to check the license information on all linked content.  The linked material has been chosen as examples of Public Domain and Creative Commons Licensed works, however, it is the researcher's obligation to determine any use restrictions when republishing or otherwise distributing materials from the linked sites.

Bing Image Search

Search the web for public domain and Creative Commons licensed images. Search your topic in the box below and choose the License dropdown menu to select license type.


Visit the Bing help page for more information

Flickr Advanced Search

To search the collections of the Flickr photo website for Creative Commons licensed images, scroll down to the Creative Commons options and check the box

 Only search within Creative Commons-licensed content


Flickr Advanced Search

Flickr Creative Commons Gallery

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