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Images Collections for Duke Users: General

Broadest/Most Used

Best Shots (first places)

Embedded Collections (image searching with text databases)

    • ProQuest - in "Advanced Search" limit the field to image caption Duke Only
    • Jstor - in advanced search, pull-down tab for caption limits to images Duke Only
    • HathiTrust - advance search for books
    • Internet Archive - digital book collection: limit to text

Discovery Inspiration

  •  Reanimation Library - copyright-free images and visual content from picture-intenisive books. 

Commercial Collections (charge for use, but browsing is free)

  • Corbis - Bill Gates' image fee-based image service; selected categories can be royalty-free
  • Getty Images - a stock images service (generally for commerical purposes, not associated with the Getty Museum)

 Copyright-Free Images

Institutional Collections

Library of Congress - Your tax dollars provide copyright-free images!

Gallica - Image collection of the Bibliothèque nationale de France

Subject Guide

Lee Sorensen
Box 90727
Lilly Library
Website / Blog Page

Image Literacy at Duke