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Images: Find Images for teaching and research: Public-Domain Images

Find digital images in online and subscription digital image collections at UC Irvine for research, teaching, and presenting.
URL: https://guides.lib.uci.edu/images

Rights Finder Tools

The following tools will help you answer these questions:

  • Is this image in the public domain?
  • What are the copyrigt restrictions for this image?

Find Images in the Public Domain

Restricted Licensing

Creative Commons Meta Search: You should always verify that the work you are re-using has a Creative Commmons license attached to it.

How to apply licensing filters and provide attribution:

Stock Images

Stock images are usually found in commercial collections in which case the image can be purchased for a fee.  However, there are many free collections as well.  Additional collections can be identified through normal search engines, and by subject ie) Engineering Stock images.