Explore the sources below to find compelling and diverse imagery to use in your slidedecks, papers, or other projects.
See best practices for image use for how to select images thoughtfully and cite them in your work.
Arizona Photograph Collections (Arizona Memory Project) – select the Photographs button
Historic Photographs (Arizona State Archives)
Arizona, Southwestern, and Borderlands Photograph Collection (UA Special Collections)
University of Arizona Photograph Collection (UA Special Collections)
UA Brand Resources (UA Marketing Communications & Brand Management) – requires UA NetID to access
Sonoran Desert Digital Library (Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum)
Find images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences. (Available only to UA.)
Center for Creative Photography Online Collections
Access photographs from the Center's fine print collection. Images are copyrighted. Please see CCP Copyright & Permissions for information on use of these images.
Features Vogue magazine covers, photo shoots, illustrations, and advertisements. Searchable by designer and brand names. (Available only to UA.)
Associated Press Images Collection
Search millions of Associated Press news images capturing events around the world from 1800s–today. You'll find everything from the 2016 presidential race to the San Francisco earthquake of 1906. (Available only to UA.)
Literati by Credo
Access more than 300,000 images. From the drop-down menu in the search box, change "Basic search" to "Image search" to limit to images. (Available only to UA.)
Creative Commons' CC Search (prototype)
This tool (which users are encouraged to beta test) allow you to search by license type, title, creator, tags, collection, and type of institution. It also provides social features, allowing you to create and share lists as well as add tags and favorites, and save your searches. With one-click attribution, you can credit the source of any image you discover.
New York Public Library Digital Collections
Browse prints, drawings, photographs, maps, videos, and more. NYPL's Digital Collections span a range of historical eras, covering the applied sciences, fine and decorative arts, history, performing arts, and social sciences.
Digital Public Library of America
Search millions of items from libraries, archives, and museums, or browse online exhibitions. You can also use Color Browse to search by dozens of shades and hues.
Digital Collections (National Library of Medicine)
Find still and moving images, including Images from the History of Medicine. All content is freely available worldwide and, unless otherwise indicated, in the public domain.
Public Health Image Library (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Search for photographs, images, and videos.
Google's Advanced Image Search lets you filter by image size and type, color, format, region, license, and more.