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Summer Session Hours for QVCC Library

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  • Tuesday. 9am-4pm 

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Summer Holiday Closings for QVCC Library

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Image & Art Databases

Find high-quality images with these databases.

Free Photos and Images

Need a photo or image for any of your projects? 

Remember, taking random images off the internet without proper citation could lead to copyright infringement

Use the links below to find safe, free resources to use. 

Don't forget to check the Creative Commons license!

Free Photos and Images via the Internet

These internet collections usually have readily available information for attribution or citation. Hover-over or click the image to find the photographer’s name, the date, the image was created, and other citation details.

Wikicommons ("brother" of Wikipedia) is a massive database of images available to freely use. 

Logo for Clker

Clker provides free clip art that is all in the public domain.

Logo for Wellcome Collection

The Wellcome Collection specializes in free images related to health and medical sciences. 

Logo for flickr

Flickr is a collection of high-quality photos using a Creative Commons license.

Logo for Pixabay

All photos and other media on pixabay are in the public domain. You'll have to create a free account before downloading.  

Logo for The New York Public Library Digital Collections

NYPL's digital collection has almost 1 million items to use. It's a large list, so make sure to be precise with your keywords. 

Logo for Connecticut History Illustrated

Connecticut History Illustrated has documents, images, maps, audio, and video covering the entire spectrum of work, play, and life in Connecticut.