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Don Quixote Now: Find Images

HISP 1020

Nota bene

You are responsible for learning about and abiding by copyright laws.


Searching for images 

On the Web

The following sites contain graphics that may be used without obtaining further permissions from the author.

Getty Images
Contains 35 million photos. "Embed images for your non-commercial website or blog in three easy steps."

Library of Congress American Memory
"American Memory is a gateway to rich primary source materials relating to the history and culture of the United States. The site offers more than 7 million digital items from more than 100 historical collections." Some materials may be copyrighted and used only under fair use guidelines. The Library of Congress provides some assistance in determining the copyright status of items, and a Copyright, and Other Restrictions page.

National Archives and Records Administration Archival Information Locator (NAIL)
Contains many online photographic exhibits, including Picturing The Century containing photographs from every decade in the last 100 years. Usage guidelines are available here.

"Free (do whatever you want) high-resolution photos."

Wellcome Images
Includes medical and social history, contemporary healthcare, and biomedical science. Over 100,000  images including manuscripts, paintings, etchings, early photography and advertisements. Released under the Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) licence.

Wikimedia Commons

Image search engines and subscription databases

The following is a list of websites through which you can find and download materials that may or may not be copyright-restricted or licensed.