Digital Images Links and Resources


Remember to check the **Copyright** and/or Creative Commons licences before using any images in your work.


ClipArt etc. - educational clipart with a choice of image size and format, complete source information for proper citations in school projects. A friendly license allows teachers and students to use up to 50 educational clipart items in a single, non-commercial project without further permission.

Copyright-Friendly and Copyleft Images and Sound (Mostly!) Wiki - hundreds of links to collections of digital images that "are attached to generous copyright licensing". Even though these have been made available for 'educational use' you should still be aware of copyright responsibilities and cite/attribute images used to the creaters.

Flickr - Creative Commons - chose from thousands of images posted by Flickr users under a Creative Commons Licence allowing for non-commercial use.

Imagecodr - this tool generates the correct HTML code (links) to enable you use Creative Commons Flickr images on your website and/or in your own work, by simply entering the URL code. A great way of ensuring that the correct attribution is given to the owner of the work.

Pics4Learning - free photos for education with permissions granted for teachers and students to use all of the imagesd donated to the collection by teachers, students and amateur photographers.

Trove - National Library of Australia website focused on Australia and Australian historical data. Great for those researching in the fields of social sciences, literature, local or family history. Includes genuine Australian photos, recordings, newspapers, historical records.

Wikimedia Commons - free images, sounds and video clips that can be used as long as attribution is included. You are also allowed to copy, use and modify any files as long as "the source and the authors are credited and as long as users release their copies/improvements under the same freedom to others".

WorldImages - California State University IMAGE Project - an internationally recognised database which contains over 80,000 images, includes all areas of visual imagery and is global in coverage.