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While there are lots of images out there on the internet, you must keep in mind copyright laws. To learn more about this, see Fair Use Images. This document will also give you an idea of some of the many places you can find reusable content.
“AP Images, a division of The Associated Press, is one of the world's largest collections of historical and contemporary imagery. Browse AP's comprehensive archive with millions of images in entertainment, sports, news, archival and creative content” (The Associated Press, 2010b).
The Akkasah Photographic Archive consists of over 33,000 images drawn from around the Middle East and North Africa, including many that were digitized, catalogued, and preserved in cooperation with owners of private collections.
The Arab Image Foundation’s collection contains more than 500,000 photographic objects from over 250 amateur photographers and 700 professional photographers and studios. The items date from the 1860s to the present.
The Archives of the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery contain more than 1,100 original prints and glass-plate negatives by Antonin Sevruguin and other photographers.... the Freer a& Sackler collection [is] the largest public collection of Sevruguin’s photographs outside of Iran. These prints and plates, assembled from the donated holdings of avid collectors and historians, form the core of a rapidly growing collection of early photography of Iran
Archnet is an open access resource focused on architecture, urbanism, environmental and landscape design, conservation issues, visual and material cultures, and other topics related to the built environment with a focus on societies in which Muslims are or have been a significant cultural presence.
More than 90,000 textual descriptions and 8,000 digital images of thousands of art slides in the collection of the department of Art, Music and Theater. Database will eventually include other humanities-based images found in the University community (e.g., archaeology slides in the Classics department collection). The database is for the exclusive educational use only of faculty and students at Georgetown University. A NetID is required for access. Materials, text and image are copyrighted.
The American University of Beirut's Poster Collections include subsections on political posters, art posters, the University, and Arab cinema the collection's focus is on the second half of the 20th century.
The Archives numbers some 10,000 posters related to the history of Palestine curated by collector, educator, and Georgetown alumnus Dan Walsh. Many posters in this online collection are also in hard copy in the Booth Family Center for Special Collection's University Art Collection, having been gifted by Dan Walsh.
This curated collection of streaming films from Kanopy's "Film & Media Collection" includes documentaries, foreign films, and many classic movies. Distributors include Kino Lorber, First Run Features, and the Media Education Foundation. Films are streamed through a "Netflix-like" website and can be watched anywhere, anytime, in any setting.
Asian Film Online offers a view of Asian culture as seen through the lens of the independent Asian filmmaker. Through a selection of over 1,000 narrative feature films, documentaries and shorts curated by film scholars and critics, the collection offers highly relevant perspectives and insights onto themes relevant across Asia, including modernity, globalization, female agency, social and political unrest, and cultural and sexual identity. Such themes are central to any meaningful discussion of contemporary Asian culture and society.
The World Cinema Project (WCP) preserves and restores neglected films from around the world. The site includes more than 50 films from across the world that have been restored, preserved, and exhibited for a global audience.