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Royalty free resources for images.

Image Sources

Use the royalty-free resources for images in your work listed below. Always give credit to the creator/website accordingly. Make sure to include a reference at the end of your document/presentation, wherever you use!

Recommed image/photo sources

SMART Servier Medical ArtThis website provide free medical images, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. Please cite as you use.

ARTstor : ARTstor is a digital library of over a million images with new image collections added several times a year and with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes.


This database offers over 4 million images and videos useful for any non-commercial purpose. This includes presentations, web pages, assignments, and non-commercial publications. Royalty free images may also be cropped and modified. 

Register with your university of Calgary email address to get access to photos.

When using images credit the photo creator(if avaiable) and Colourbox below or near the image.

For example : Photo: / Photographer

Open ClipArt 

As per the Copyright office on the main campus, this is a dedicated public domain by creators/authors.

Pexels. com 

Free stock photos, royalty-free images, and videos shared by creators


Over 1.6 million royalty free stock photos and videos shared by our generous community.


You can find over a million free high-resolution photos. To give credit to the photographer, simply add their name with a link to their profile or photo.

For example: Photo by Jeremy Bishop on Unsplash (