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Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Wellcome Images Releases 100,000 Images Under Creative Commons Licensing

The Wellcome Library recently made more than 100,000 drawings, photographs, paintings, and advertisements available to the world under Creative Commons licensing. The images available through the Wellcome Images library are primarily of a historic nature. You can browse the galleries or search for images by keyword.
Credit: Wellcome Library, London

Applications for Education
Last week I had a conversation with a couple of teachers about the power of images to prompt students to ask questions and investigate their answers. The Wellcome Images library could be a great place to find images to spark questions about a wide variety of topics in cultural and scientific history.

Thanks to Domhnall O Hanlon for sharing this resource with me.

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