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Quality, Scholarly Images for Research, Publication; Scanning Recommendations and Copyright
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Lilly Library
Arts & Visual Studies, Dance, Performing Arts
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General Resources
Basic Image Collections - Everyone, regardless of topic, should consider searching these excellent image collections.
TIP:  It's better to search the whole of Flickr and then limit to  "Any License" tab to "Creative Commons" rather than to begin with just free-images (as many institutions recommend).  Protected images on Flickr may still be able to be used, depending upon the owner.
Internet Archive - Book Images (via Flickr)
Copyright-free images from all of the scanned books in the Internet Archive.
Reverse image search and more: beyond basic Google
Find better versions of your images and search more specifically with these tools.
Google Reverse Image Search
Find better versions, different sizes, or ownership information for an image that you already have.
TIP: Click the camera icon to begin reverse image searching.
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