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Images for Medical Sciences: Images for Medical Sciences

Purpose of this guide

This guide is intended for students and researchers at the University of Oxford seeking support in medical images.

Use this guide to find out about subscribed and free resources for finding medical images. 

Oxford Medicine Online


Bridgeman Art Library


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

Credit: Wellcome Collection CC BY 4.0


Credit: left atrium from Gray's Anatomy 20th edition CC BY-NC-SA 3.0

BAME resources

Finding images on the Internet

PIXNIO free image: doctor, heath care, hospital, medical care, medicine, ambulance,stethoscope



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.