Find images

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 and regional

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)

Redbar (UA Marketing Communications & Brand Management) – requires UA NetID to access

Sonoran Desert Digital Library (Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum)

Artwork

Artstor
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.

Vogue Archive
Features Vogue magazine covers, photo shoots, illustrations, and advertisements. Searchable by designer and brand names. (Available only to UA.)

Historical and contemporary

AP Images
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. Select the "Image" button under the search box to limit to images. (Available only to UA.)

Creative Commons search
Find content that you can share, use, and remix. A Creative Commons (CC) license enables the free distribution of an otherwise copyrighted work. Learn more about CC licenses.

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.

Smithsonian Libraries' Galaxy of Images
Browse thousands of images from the collections of Smithsonian Institution Libraries. See usage restrictions.

Library of Congress on Flickr
Access more than 26,000 historical images.

LIFE magazine
Search millions of photographs from the LIFE photo archive, stretching from the 1750s to today.

Health sciences

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.

Medical Stock Sources (National Library of Medicine)
Find images, photographs, videos, animations, and film footage.