Staying compliant with copyright is always a concern for teachers; especially modeling to our students what it means. Below you will find a list of sites that help to avoid this issue. These sites are great to use when looking for images to use in multimedia presentations. Make sure you always check the sites out for any changes to policy and use!

Pics4Learning is a copyright-friendly image library for teachers and students. You can help expand the collection by uploading pics of your own

Photos8 states: All photos on are Free. You may use these images for any purpose, including commercial. If you do use any photo, please consider linking back to this site or giving credit to this site. Just something like, "Photo courtesy", This is not required, but its a very good way to support the site efforts here.

Photohome is published by photographer Allen Matheson. His pictures are available for teachers and students. Read here about usage rights.

Library of Congress American Memory Museum go HERE for information on using this great collection of primary sources and some details on fair use.

National Archives The vast majority of digitized historical documents and photographs in ARC are in the public domain. Therefore, no written permission is required to use them. Although you should credit the National Archives and Records Administration as the original source.

Karen's Whimsy (description from website) You have arrived at the main page ofor my public domain images. On the following pages you will find hundreds of beautiful images gleaned from my collection of old books, magazines, and postcards. they are all from material printed prior to 1923 and are in the public domain.

Other sites:
Free Digital Photos
Photo Express
Public Domain Pictures