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Medical Images Online
Featured Websites with Images
Search USA.gov for all kinds of medical information, images, videos, and more. Images from the U.S. government are typically public domain, so you can use them in your project.
Search for images, animations, etc. on various topics, including those related to health and disease.
Royalty free stock photos and copyright free vector graphics. You can use any Pixabay image without attribution in digital and printed form, even for commercial applications.
The username and password to access databases from off campus are similar to what you use to access the PCC portal (myPittCC) and Moodle. The only difference is that you DO NOT include the last part of your email address (@my.pittcc.edu) in the username. Generic logins are available to community residents with PCC library cards, and others who are enrolled in or are affiliated with PCC programs and continuing education courses. Have questions? Ask us!
SMART Imagebase (Scientific & Medical Art)
Contains a growing collection of over 20,000 high quality medical illustrations, animations, and interactive multimedia for 24 body systems/regions and 20 medical specialties.
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Images & Copyright
Make sure that you read the website's copyright policies - especially if you search for images using a search engine such as Google! Some websites allow you to use their images, while others require that you ask permission or pay a fee.
For the most part, the websites and library databases listed on this library research guide page allow for educational use of images, videos, and animations.
Images from U.S. government entities such as the National Institutes of Health are typically in the public domain. This means that you can use the images without giving credit.
If you have questions about what images are OK to use or need help citing an image, a librarian can help you!