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Medical images captured from the subcellular to full body and can be used in presentations.
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Engage your Audience!

Round out your presentation with powerful images that you can save and drop into your PowerPoint or poster, or find engaging videos that you can show during your presentation or teaching lesson! 

Legal Use of Images

Quick summary of basic copyright guidelines for using images in your presentation:


Using ClinicalKey Images

Search and download images in ClinicalKey and use them in your own PowerPoint presentations or posters. View the PowerPoint file below for step-by-step instructions.

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Note: You are allowed to use images found in these databases for your presentations or posters (non-profit use) but you must include source of image and all copyright notices.

  • Clinical Key
    A comprehensive point-of-care search tool that includes medical procedures and thousands of images. Perform a keyword or topic search; from the results screen, choose Images under Source Type. Then use the "Add to Presentation" feature to automatically export images and text into your PowerPoint presentation, copyright information included. View the PowerPoint presentation on the left for step-by-step instructions.
  • Access Medicine
    McGraw-Hill's electronic resource covering journals, eBooks and more. Use the dropdown menu to search audio, videos, and images. Export images directly into PowerPoint.
  • Access Surgery
    McGraw-Hill's surgery resource that includes thousands of images. Current surgical information with photos, audio, and video. Export images directly into PowerPoint.

Other Sites with Medical Images

Some of the images found in these databases are free to use and some must be purchased.

  • Bio-Image Search
    An aggregated search tool from Stanford's Lane Medical Library that will find images from multiple sites and display them according to their usage restrictions.
  • Science Stock Image Library
    Browse through thumbnail images of viruses, cells, DNA, anatomy, molecules, astronomy, and more. Each thumbnail links to a page featuring a larger version of the image and a detailed description. Select the "Buy License" link in order to purchase the rights to that image according to your intended usage (e.g. Academic).

Surgical Videos

  • Videos of Surgical Procedures from Medline Plus  
    Hundreds of links to hour-long pre-recorded webcasts of surgical procedures. Production date and institution where video was produced accompanies each selection. Videos may also be useful for patient teaching.

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