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Digital image libraries
Image galleries and collections
ARTstor digital library
Provides millions of digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities and sciences with an accessible suite of software tools.
Grove Art Online
Encyclopedic entries, biographies, signatures, articles, reference tools and images for all types of visual art. Coverage ranges from prehistory to the present day.
3 user licence
Free image sites
The five sites listed below are all safe to use for non-attribution images. These sites also offer a choice in the size of the image to download. There are many other sites available; however, you must provide appropriate credit for images. If you cannot find the owner of the image, please do not use the images. Please be aware that gallery site images are not free sites for images.
Images published on Free images are linked to the Public Domain CC0 license, which means that all the images may be used for private and for commercial purposes
Free Range Stock
Provide quality stock photos for commercial and non-commercial use. For free.
Images on the site are either shot by Freerange Stock, drawn from Freerange archives, or contributed by a talented community of photographers. We give the collections away with the hope that they will be useful and be enjoyed.
Pexels provides high quality and completely free stock photos licensed under the Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license. All photos are nicely tagged, searchable and also easy to discover through our discover pages.
Pixabay is a vibrant community of creatives, sharing copyright free images and videos. All contents are released under Creative Commons CC0, which makes them safe to use without asking for permission or giving credit to the artist - even for commercial purposes.
Unsplash is a platform fueled by a community that has generously gifted hundreds of thousands of their own photos.
Films, documentaries, video streaming
Art Through Time
Explores connections in Western and non-Western art, illuminating the breadth, complexity and beauty of works produced around the world and at different periods of time.13 half-hour programs.
Streaming video solution offering access to thousands of educational videos and resources covering a broad range of topics, as well as TV programs recorded in the last 14 days from free-to-air digital channels.
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Kanopy Video Streaming
Streaming films, documentaries and training videos. New releases daily from producers including: Madman Entertainment, Roadshow Films, BBC, ABC, NFSA, Roland Collection, Psychotherapy.net and Symptom Media.
Streaming videos of all Australian television news, current affairs and selected documentaries from the free-to-air networks. TVNews is updated daily.
ABC Arts Newsfeed