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Durham University

University Library

Image Collections

The Image Databases page links to sites offering images and video clips which may support teaching and research in Durham University.

A number of image collections particularly useful for Medical Sciences are listed below. Do remember that copyright exists for images as well as written texts. Unless stated otherwise you will need to request the orginiator's permission to reproduce an image:

HONmedia a repository of over 6800 medical images and videos.
MediaPlus a cross-searchable collection of video, images and audio from a wide range of sources, including ITN and Reuters archives, news sources, Royal Geographical Society images, Getty images, and incorporating the Education Image Gallery, Film and Sound Online and NewsFilm.
Wellcome Images includes the Biomedical Collection which holds over 40 000 high-quality images from the clinical and biomedical sciences. Selected from the UK's leading teaching hospitals and research institutions, it covers disease, surgery, general healthcare, sciences from genetics to neuroscience including the full range of imaging techniques.