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Faculty Library Resource Guide

Faculty and Instructors' Library Resource Guide


The University of Calgary subscribes to a variety of subject-specific image collections. The library also has a whole collection of images including digitized photographs from various collections, such as the Glenbow archives. Images can also be found in the public domain.


If you use images that were found freely online, make sure you are not violating copyright. You should ask permission from the source/creator, or use images that are licensed with a Creative Commons designation.

Images database

Colourbox (education license), offers over 4 million images and videos that can be used for any non-commercial purpose. You must set up an account to download images.

Creative Commons / Public Domain Images


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