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Shopping for Open Education Resources: An Introduction and Exploration: Finding Open Images

This guide includes a short introduction to Open Educational Resources and where to find them.

(c) "Brigham Young University faculty survey seeks to advance open education through academic libraries" CC BY-SA 2.0

Click on the title of the photo above to see the original. This photo was made by remixing four other open photos.

CC & Attribution

Resources licensed with a Creative Commons license require attribution. 

Check out the CC Attribution Best Practices, install the OpenAttribute browser extension, or use the example attribution below. 


(c) Author "Name of Work" [hyperlinked to where you found the work] License [hyperlinked to license]

Check out the image on this page for an example.  

Resources for Finding Open Images

Images available under Creative Commons licenses

Images in the Public Domain


Found an image you liked, forgot to cite it, and can't find it again? Try a reverse image search! As long as you have the image, reverse image searches can help you track down creators so that you can properly attribute them.