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Finding and Using Medical Images & Videos

This guide provides you with selected sources and tools for finding and citing medical images.Use this guide to navigate the world of medical images and videos online and copyright rules on using those images and videos.

Copyright & Fair Use

The internet is awash with beautiful, compelling, eye-catching images, and it can be tempting to use them for your personal or professional project. However, most of the images you find online are not available for use without the express permission of the copyright owner. If you reproduce, publish or distribute a copyrighted work (or a work derived from a copyrighted work) without permission or a valid license, you are committing a legal offense – namely, copyright infringement. The following links will help you understand how to navigate world of image copyright so you can benefit from the wealth of creativity online while avoiding any legal and financial repercussions.