The Wilmer Library offers various options for locating images:


  • CC Search
    Creative Commons search of openly licensed and public domain images available for reuse.
  • National Institute of General Medical Sciences
    This is a searchable collection of scientific photos, illustrations, and videos.
  • Public Health Image Library
    Photographs, illustrations, and multimedia files, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, organized into hierarchical categories of people, places, and science.

General Search

Databases: Locating Images Within the Scientific Literature

  • Open i: An Open Access Biomedical Image Search Engine
    "Open-I is the service of the National Library of Medicine that establishes search and retrieval of abstracts and images (including charts, graphics, clinical images, etc.) from the open source literature, and biomedical image collections.
  • PMC (PubMed Central)
    PubMed Central (PMC) is a free archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM)