When reusing an image in a presentation or publication, please remember to cite its source; images in some of the following resources may be copyrighted. (See the Library's page on resources relating to copyright and fair use.) If you are searching Google Images, the "Usage Rights" filter can help you identify images licensed for reuse.
- UpToDate: Useful for finding graphics (tables, figures, algorithms, etc.); see also this brief tutorial for finding graphics in UpToDate.
- VisualDx provides limited access for educational and non-commercial use; see further information on reuse of VisualDx images.
Other image sources
- Anatomy and histology resources licensed by the Samuel J. Wood Library
- ASH (American Society of Hematology) Image Bank - a comprehensive reference and teaching tool, accessible by physicians and hematology students around the world
- BioDigital Human: 3D platform that simplifies the understanding of anatomy, disease and treatments.
- DermAtlas (dermatology digital image resource) - 10,000+ dermatology images from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
- DPDx - Laboratory Identification of Parasites of Public Health Concern - from the CDC’s Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria (DPDM)
- Epact - scientific instruments of Medieval and Renaissance Europe
- NHGRI Genome Gallery - provides imagery related to the genomics research, people, and programs of the National Human Genome Research Institute.
- Images from the History of Medicine - an image database compiled from full text resources at the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).
- National Institute of Health Images - provides access to the nearly 60,000 NIH images from the collection of the History of Medicine Division of the US National Library of Medicine
- Public Health Image Library (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) - the PHIL offers an organized, universal electronic gateway to CDC pictures
- OneSearch - organizes books composed primarily of illustrations, with the phrase "pictorial works" included as part of their subject heading. To find particular subject items, try a keyword search. For example: "surgery and pictorial works" the filter by books - see the record for American Surgery: An Illustrated History. Books which contain even a few pictures are generally given the designation "ill." or "illus." Color pictures are generally designated "col. ill." or "ill (some col.)" Portraits are usually designated "ports." - see the record for This is Our Work: The Legacy of Sir William Osler.
- The Whole Brain Atlas - images and videos of the brain
- Wellcome Images - almost 200,000 images available free of charge