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Public domain images - Free to use
Though many images on these sites are in the public domain, you still must cite these images unless otherwise notified!
Copyright-friendly Images - Some restrictions
Most pictures on these sites are protected by copyright, but are made available for certain uses. They usually require attribution (that means you have to say who created it). Read the license, FAQ, or copyright notices on the individual sites for further instructions.
Searches across multiple sites for Creative Commons-licensed content.
Flickr: The Commons
This contains publicly-held photography collections. Enter keywords in the search box.
You have to mention the site or provide a link to the site when you use a photograph.
Free images. Click on an image to read directions about how to use the image.
Permission is granted. Credit photographer.
Search on Pixabay by using keywords or simply browse through the library of images. No registration required. Credit photographer.
Includes traditional clip art, but also textures, wallpaper, etc.