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Multimedia Resources

Images Sources

Creative Commons Creative Commons is an excellent place to begin searching for copyrighted friendly images. Creative Commons specializes in locating images that have already been identified as having some level of copyright friendliness.
Pics4Learning Pics4Learning is a safe, free image library for education. Teachers and students can use the copyright-friendly photos and images for classrooms, multimedia projects, web sites, videos, portfolios, or any other project in an educational setting.
Calisphere Calisphere contains historic primary source images from UC Berkley's collection.
Library of Congress (American Memory) This site offers access to a wide range of information including images and video. Check copyright information for the separate items before deciding to use them.
NASA Images Provides images, videos, podcasts and other resources from the NASA website.

New York Public Library Digital Image Gallery

Site provides free and open access to over 800,000 images digitized from the The New York Public Library's vast collections, including illuminatedmanuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rareprints, photographs and more. See “User Guide” section of the site.

The first six websites came from the book Bookmapping, LIt Trips and Beyond by Terrence W. Cavanuagh and Jerome Burg, ISTE, Eugene, Oregon. Pages 128-130