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Creative Commons images

  1. Google Image Search (images.google.com)
    1. Search for a topic.
    2. Select Search tools
    3. Select Usage rights
    4. Select whichever CC license makes sense for your needs.
  2. Flickr (flickr.com)
    1. Search for a topic.
    2. Select the Any license dropdown menu.
    3. Select whichever CC license makes sense for your needs.
  3. New York Public Library Public Domain Collections (digitalcollections.nypl.org)
    1. Use the search bar.
    2. Before hitting search, select the box labeled Search only public domain materials
  4. Museum Collections of Art (ccsearch.creativecommons.org/collections)
    1. As of 4/28/20, seven renowned museums have made images of public-domain artworks available for free and unrestricted use! That's over one million images!!!
  5. Shutterstock (shutterstock.com)
    1. Sign up for a free account - you can use the images you find (be sure to attribute them). Note - this isn't Creative Commons, but it is free! :-)
    2. Also, apparently they have music!?

Image + citation

Here is a sample image and unobtrusive citation:

ZOO Bojnice - Pralesnicka azurova

Sloviak, Michael. "ZOO Bojnice - Pralesnickaazurova." Wikimedia Commons.

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