Image & Video Resources


CDC & Health and Human Services Image Libraries

Other Resources

  • American Society of Hematology Library - A Web-based image library that offers a comprehensive collection of images relating to a wide range of hematologic topics.

  • The Cell - A repository for images and movies of cells from a variety of organisms. It demonstrates cellular architecture and functions with high quality images, videos, and animations.

  • ClinicalKey Multimedia Database - Images from the Library's ClinicalKey Database may be used in PowerPoints.

  • iBiology - a database of open-access free videos that share the excitement of modern biology and the process by which scientific discoveries are made, supporting educators who want to incorporate materials that illustrate the process and practice of science into their curriculum. It includes over 300 seminars and short talks by leading scientists.

  • Dermis IS - is the largest dermatology information service available on the internet. It offers elaborate image atlases (DOIA and PeDOIA) complete with diagnoses and differential diagnoses, case reports and additional information on almost all skin diseases.

  • Health Education Assets Library (HEAL) - a digital library of freely available multimedia teaching resources for the health sciences. HEAL provides access to tens of thousands of images, videoclips, animations, presentations, and audio files that support healthcare education.

  • Google Images Advanced Search - Narrow your results by usage rights, or by domain (.gov) - Most U.S. government images are copyright-free. ALWAYS CHECK COPYRIGHT.

  • HONmedia - An unique repository of over 6,800 medical images and videos, pertaining to 1,700 topics and themes.

  • MEDSKL - Designed for medical school students and practicing physicians to learn and review the fundamentals of clinical medicine. Content comes from a collaboration of nearly 200 of the best medical school professors from around the world. Free registration required

  • Pixabay - Free photos for commercial and private use - no attribution necessary. Some photos may come from other websites, such as Shutterstock, which may not fall under public domain - check each photo to ensure that it is public domain.

  • Public Domain Images - Search public domain clip art and photos by category. All photos on this site were taken by the author and released as public domain.

  • Radiopedia - a free educational radiology resource with one of the web's largest collections of radiology cases and reference articles.

  • Red Book: 2018 Comm. on Infectious Diseases: Infectious Diseases Slides | Videos | Visual Library | Webinars

  • - All photos published on Unsplash are licensed under Creative Commons Zero which means you can copy, modify, distribute and use the photos for free, including commercial purposes, without asking permission from or providing attribution to the photographer or Unsplash.