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Finding Images: Creative Commons

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Finding Images in Creative Commons

To use Creative Commons to find images, use the following link:

Then, select which image database you would like to search (i.e. Google, Flickr, etc.) and enter your search terms in the search box.

"Please note that is not a search engine, but rather offers convenient access to search services provided by other independent organizations. CC has no control over the results that are returned. Do not assume that the results displayed in this search portal are under a CC license. You should always verify that the work is actually under a CC license by following the link. Since there is no registration to use a CC license, CC has no way to determine what has and hasn't been placed under the terms of a CC license. If you are in doubt you should contact the copyright holder directly, or try to contact the site where you found the content."

Creative Commons


What is Creative Commons?

Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through  free legal tools.

How do I use creative commons to find images?

Just search using the following link: