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Images for Medical Sciences: Images for Medical Sciences


Oxford has a subscription to this prestigious database of over 1 million images from the world's leading museums, photo archives, art galleries and libraries (including the Bodleian). 

Includes images for History of Science and Medicine. 

Bridgeman Art Library

Bridgeman Education is a subscription database of 300,000 images from museums, galleries and private collections worldwide, from pre-History to the present. Of interest to history of science & medicine. All images are cleared for educational use.


Image Databases for Biomedical Sciences

These images are freely available and may be used without the need to obtain special permission. Please acknowledge (cite) the source.

History of Medicine


Finding images on the internet: Tutorial

Interactive tutorial produced by JISC Digital Media:

Copyright & Digital Images

Advice from JISC Digital Media for staff and students in UK Higher Education:  

Copyright at Oxford

The Bodleian Libraries' Quick guide to copyright and digital sources.