Photo and Clip Art Resources

Please, remember…

Photo Sources

Edwin Remsberg Photos

Remsberg’s photos are available online (newer images are on the web; older images are archived in BOX). Contact Cindy Eves-Thomas at cindy.evesthomas@maine.edu or Tracey Ferwerda at tracey.ferwerda@maine.edu for access information. Or let us know what type of image you need and we’ll find it for you.

Edwin Remsberg’s photos must be credited when used anywhere but on our website as per our agreement with him: “Photo by Edwin Remsberg.” Photos are for official UMaine business only; do not share Remsberg’s photos with others without permission (Remsberg holds the copyright, not us). Contact Cindy Eves-Thomas at cindy.evesthomas@maine.edu for details.

Sample Remsberg Photos:

Additional free, copyright-free images are available at

Please read the terms and credit photos appropriately.

More places to download free images

Become familiar with the terms Public Domain* and Creative Commons** before downloading images and putting them on a website or social media.

Official descriptions of the two types of images:

*Public Domain: “The person who associated a work with this deed has dedicated the work to the public domain by waiving all of his or her rights to the work worldwide under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights, to the extent allowed by law. You can copy, modify, distribute and perform the work, even for commercial purposes, all without asking permission.”

**Creative Commons (CC0): “CC0 gives those who want to give up those [copyright laws] a way to do so, to the fullest extent allowed by law. Anyone can then use the work in any way and for any purpose, including commercial purposes, subject to other laws and the rights others may have in the work or how the work is used. Think of CC0 as the “no rights reserved” option.

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