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Google Search Tips: Google Image Search

Find Free-to-Use Images

Advanced Image Search

  • Type in your search terms in "all these words:"
  • Scroll down to select options under "Then narrow your results by..."
    • You probably want to select usage rights and pick images that are free to use.
    • You might want to select other attributes: color, size, etc.

Advanced Image Search Usage Rights

Types of Usage Rights

  • Free to use or share: Allows you to copy or redistribute its content if the content remains unchanged.
  • Free to use, share, or modify: Allows you to copy, modify, or redistribute in ways specified in the license.
  • Commercially: If you want content for commercial use, be sure to select an option that includes the word "commercially."