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Researchers: Copyright for researchers

Copyright Free Images

Always consider Copyright:

  • Cite and reference any images you use to acknowledge author and attribute source.
  • Check that any images you choose to use ideally have a Creative Commons CC0 license or CC-BY-4.0 license. Check the Creative Commons (CC) website for a list of CC licenses for details.

The websites listed below include selections of copyright free images:

Check carefully before using images, contact a BU Librarian if you're unsure and request our advice.