Images: Science & Medicine Collections
- US Geologic Survey Multimedia GalleryExplore our planet through photography and imagery, from the 1800s to the present. All items in this gallery are considered public domain unless otherwise noted.
- Mineralogy Database4,714 individual mineral species descriptions with links and a comprehensive image library. Image copyright holder identified on each image.
- Geology PicsThis site offers a compilation of images from 35 years of geological field research. The photos on this site are suitable for instructional presentations and are freely available for those purposes. Request permission for commercial uses.
- Lane Medical Library Bio-Image SearchBio-image Search enables discovery of biomedical images from aggregated sources that you can use, i.e., images in the Public Domain or with Creative Commons licenses.
- MedPix from the National Library of MedicineMedPix® is a free open-access online database of medical images, teaching cases, and clinical topics, integrating images and textual metadata including over 12,000 patient case scenarios, 9,000 topics, and nearly 59,000 images.
- National Cancer Institute Visuals OnlineVisual images provided by the National Cancer Institute. Each image or illustration included in the NCI Visuals Online Web site is labeled either "Public Domain" (free to use) or "Copyright Protected" (restricted, obtain permission before use).
- NIH Library of Medicine: Images from the History of MedicineAccess to approximately 70,000 digital images from the History of Medicine Division including portraits, photographs, caricatures, genre scenes, posters, and graphic art illustrating the social and historical aspects of medicine.
- Public Health Image LibraryImages provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Images are either "Public Domain" (free use) or "Copyright Protected" (restricted, obtain permission before use)
- Specimens (Pathology)Gross and microscopic images of pathology specimens by Ed Uthman, a pathologist in Houston, TX. CC-BY license
- Historical AnatomiesThis site provides high resolution images from the National Library of Medicine's anatomical atlas collection with titles spanning from the 14th through the 18th centuries. All of the scanned works are in the public domain. The National Library of Medicine does not charge for the use of its images or require requests for permission. Published images should include the credit line "Courtesy of the National Library of Medicine."
- E-Skeletons ProjectProvides images of human and non-human primate skeletons. Reproduction or recreation is permitted under not for profit circumstances and enterprises with proper attribution to eSkeletons.org.