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Creative Commons Many Flickr users have chosen to offer their work under a Creative Commons license, and you can browse or search through content under each type of license. Here are some recently added bits and pieces: Attribution License » 72,043,841 photos (See more)

5 Good Places for Students to Find Public Domain Images On a fairly regular basis I'm asked for suggestions on places to find public domain images. I have a handful of go-to sites that I usually recommend. Pixabay is currently my first recommendation for a place to find and download quality public domain images. Frequently Asked Questions Free images Are the images really free of charge? How many images can I download for free?

Compfight Creative Commons licensed photos are a sort of internet miracle: By providing an easily-understood syntax for attribution and permissions, they make it possible to add visual interest to blog posts, web sites, syllabuses, presentations–anything you like, really. They also facilitate remixes and other forms of creative adaptation (or deformation), which can be useful in a wide variety of teaching and research contexts. We’ve written about Flickr & Creative Commons before: I explained how to do creative-commons limited searches, and Julie suggested integrating creative commons-licensed material in your classroom. I also reviewed Wylio, a website that searches Flickr. (Wylio has since adopted a different business model.) The Ultimate Directory Of Free Image Sources So, you need an image for your blog? We’ve spent some time categorizing our favorite sources for free images and organizing them in such a way as to help you find what you’re looking for. Here are the criteria we’ve examined: Subjects: Does a site focus on specific genres of images, or is it a mass collection of various image types? High Resolution: Lots of great image resources emerged in the pre-Web 2.0 phase, but it wasn’t until bandwidth dramatically increased that allowed for the uploading of much higher resolution images suitable for editing and printing. License: The licenses vary extremely from source to source.

Image Resources The Metropolitan Museum of Art creates, organizes, and disseminates a broad range of digital images documenting the rich history of the Museum, its collection, exhibitions, events, people, and activities. Many of these images are available for personal enjoyment, study, educational purposes, and scholarly publication, according to the Terms and Conditions of this website. For other uses, or when an image is subject to third-party rights, images may be available for licensing. See below for further information. All users of this website are encouraged to carefully review the Terms and Conditions prior to any use of the images or materials on this website.

Art 4 Apps collection Job Emotion 7 Excellent Resources for Public Domain Pictures Every Teacher should Know about As the start of a new school year draws closer Educational Technology and Mobile Learning is diligently engaged in posting a series of posts featuring interesting digital resources to help teachers get better equipped for school re-entry. In today's post, I am sharing with you a set of useful platforms where teachers and students can go to in order to find public domain pictures. Have a look at the titles below and let us know what you think of them. If you know of other resources to feature in this list please share with us in the comment form below.

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