Resources with Public Domain and Royalty-free Images for CME Webcasts

Note: Before using a particular image, confirm that it’s listed as public domain, royalty-free or non-copyrighted.

The New York Public Library – Digital Collections
http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/ (Select “Search only public domain materials” when you search)

National Institutes of Health – National Eye Institute
https://www.nei.nih.gov/photo
https://www.flickr.com/photos/nationaleyeinstitute/
https://cogancollection.nei.nih.gov/

American Cancer Society
http://www.cancer.org/research/cancerfactsstatistics/index
https://cancerstatisticscenter.cancer.org/#/data-analysis/module/O8cFHtLJ?type=map

General royalty-free images

Pixabay – https://pixabay.com/
Dreamstime – http://www.dreamstime.com/
Public domain – http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/

CDC-related websites:
Immunization Action Coalition – http://www.immunize.org/photos/
CDC – http://phil.cdc.gov/phil/home.asp

National Cancer Institute
https://visualsonline.cancer.gov/browse.cfm (Only use images listed as public domain)
http://seer.cancer.gov/csr/1975_2011/

National Institutes on Health
http://www.nih.gov/news-events/images
http://www.nih.gov/about-nih/who-we-are/nih-director/photo-gallery

National Institute on Aging 

https://www.nia.nih.gov/newsroom/resources/images-and-video

National Library of Medicine
https://collections.nlm.nih.gov/ (Only use images listed as public domain)

The United State Census Bureau
https://www.census.gov/library/photos.html

U.S. Government Photos and Images
https://search.usa.gov/search/images?affiliate=usagov&query=

OpenStax

http://cnx.org/about

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

http://www.sts.org/sts-national-database/database-managers/executive-summaries

Notes: Images and figures can be used if you cite the resource used and don’t include the STS logo.

Great images from the U.S. Department of Defense and Air Force (all are royalty-free):

http://www.af.mil/News/Photos/

https://www.defense.gov/Photos/

Create US Maps for Free

https://mapchart.net/usa.html

Retina Image Bank – American Society of Retina Specialists

https://imagebank.asrs.org/

Global Cancer Map 

http://globalcancermap.com/

Commonwealth Fund

https://www.commonwealthfund.org/

Journals that usually require a fee for usage

Journals that usually don’t require a fee for usage

 

 

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