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Copyright Clarity: Additional Resources

Confused about the difference between copyright, fair use, and the public domain? Not sure what you can freely use versus what you need permission to use? Wondering where plagiarism comes into play?

Image Sources

Flickr: Creative Commons

Flickr Blue Mountain

Compfight / A Flickr Search Tool


FoterPhotoPin, and Wylio (great for bloggers!)

Getty Image (embed images with symbol for noncommercial use)

Wikimedia Commons

Pixabay (public domain photos)

Picdrome (public domain photos)

TinEye (search by CC images by color)

Morgue File

EduPic Graphical Resource (free photos & graphics for education)

World Images Kiosk (global images for academic use)

Public Domain Pictures



Wellcome Images