Smithsonian Open Access

Website: https://www.si.edu/openaccess Conditions: Smithsonian Open Access is an initiative that removes Smithsonian copyright restrictions from about 2.8 million of its digital collection images and nearly two centuries of data. This means that people everywhere can now download, transform and share this open access content for any purpose, for free, without further permission from the Smithsonian. … Continue reading Smithsonian Open Access

American Antiquarian Society

Website: https://www.americanantiquarian.org/digitalaas Digital images catalogue: https://gigi.mwa.org Conditions: You may freely download and use any of these images for your own research, for teaching and presentations, or for non-commercial projects. There is no fee for this service; the Society's preferred credit line for all uses is: "Courtesy, American Antiquarian Society" Source: https://americanantiquarian.org/reproductions

City of Antwerp Museums

Website: https://dams.antwerpen.be Institutions: includes the Rubens House, Plantin Moretus Museum (printing), Hendrik Conscience Heritage Library, MAS and more. Their online collections database is being constantly updated. The interface is available on in Dutch at the moment. There are some guides to searching here: https://dams.antwerpen.be/api/lod-search The images are available for download directly as low res JPEGs or high … Continue reading City of Antwerp Museums

BnF – Bibliothèque nationale de France

Website: http://catalogue.bnf.fr/recherche-uni-images-cartes.do?pageRech=imc Conditions: in summary Some commercial use of images may be free. There are two sources on the website: one says free, one says a charge Non commercial use is definitely free Images which are already digitised and online are available at high-res free of charge If a reproduction charge is made, there is an 80% reduction … Continue reading BnF – Bibliothèque nationale de France

Digital Bodleian, Bodleian Libraries

Website: https://digital.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/search/ Conditions:  Digital Bodleian is the Bodleian Libraries’ core platform for delivering digitized images of the Bodleian’s unique collections, as well as born-digital images from those collections, and as such aims to support and facilitate research, learning, teaching and engagement with those collections, for the widest possible audience. The terms of use described here … Continue reading Digital Bodleian, Bodleian Libraries

State Library of NSW

Website: https://primo-slnsw.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo-explore/search?vid=SLNSW&tab=default_tab&sortby=rank http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au Conditions: Copyright and access information Except where otherwise noted, the Library’s datasets are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia license. Any projects using State Library of NSW data in any way should be released under this same CC BY 3.0 AU license. For more information, you can see further definition of the … Continue reading State Library of NSW

The Lewis Walpole Library

Website: http://images.library.yale.edu/walpoleweb/ Collection: The Lewis Walpole Library Digital Images Collection (commonly referred to as the "DL") presents images of visual materials from Library's collection. The majority of the Library's world-renowned collection of English caricatures and political satirical prints from the late-seventeenth through the mid-nineteenth centuries are presented in the Digital Image Collection, including works by … Continue reading The Lewis Walpole Library