Finding the right image can be tricky. From knowing what images are available and the best places to look to navigating copyright issues and licensing fees.
Questions to ask yourself:
Don’t hesitate to reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reverse image tools are like a genie for finding images. You can take an image from your computer and use it to find higher-resolution and alternate versions, additional/similar views, and pages on which an image may appear. Savvy users may even use reverse image search to find license-free versions of images that may otherwise be locked behind paywalls in image banks.
Some of the best reverse-image search services include:
Results from reverse image search tools often vary and it is worthwhile to check more than one.
Use the Tools feature:
Use the Advanced Image Search:
Use Google Advanced Image Search and look for “usage rights” limit – filter by “free to use or share”
Search Open-i for open access biomedical images
Look for public domain images using Wikipedia’s public domain image resources list
Search the WIkimedia Commons