Images and Video

Resources for finding images and video at the PNWU library.

Please review the Guidelines to Using Images before using images from PNWU-licensed resources or from other sources.


To search for images, enter your serarch into the query box. On the left sidebar of the results page under Filter Results, check the Images box. Sign in or create a free MyAccess account to save favorites or download images to PowerPoint.

Over 3 million images and over 30,000 video clips. Enter a term in the search box and then limit results by Source Type. Sign in or create a free user account to save images to Presentation Maker. Then export the images to PowerPoint or Keynote.

LWW Health Library
Search by topic, and then narrow your results by selecting image or video. Images can be downloaded directly to PowerPoint template.

Includes thousands of full-color graphics and charts. Select Graphics from the drop-down menu in the search box.

Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy
Human anatomy dissection images from Lane Medical Library's Bassett Collection, Stanford University School of Medicine.

National Cancer Institute Visuals Online
Most of these images are in the public domain. See the About section for how to cite the source. A wide variety of photos and illustrations, including images of nature, food, and people.

National Library of Medicine Digital Collections
Free repository of biomedical books, images, videos, and maps. A good source of historical images. Unless otherwise indicated, content is in the public domain. Search for an image and then under “Refine by” on the left side, select Copyright, then Public Domain.

NIDDK Image Library
A searchable database of original full-color and black-and-white illustrations produced by the NIDDK Information Clearinghouses that are available copyright-free to the public at no cost.

Open-i Biomedical Image Search Engine
A service of the National Library of Medicine that provides access to over 1.6 million images (including charts, graphs, clinical images, etc.) from about 580,000 PubMedCentral articles and 7,470 chest x-rays with 3,955 radiology reports. Check image license details before reusing an image.

PEIR Digital Library
A multidisciplinary public access image database for use in medical education. Contains images from the PEIR Pathology, Radiology, and Slice databases. 

Public Health Image Library (PHIL)
Most of the images in the collection are in the public domain and free of copyright restrictions.

Rash, Rashes, and the Art of Skin Diagnosis
A self-paced online dermatology course for students and clinicians from

UCSD Catalog of Clinical Images
From the University of California, San Diego

The Virtual Human Embryo
From the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center


To search for videos, enter your serarch into the query box. On the left sidebar of the results page under Filter Results, check the Multimedia box. You can also search by system by clicking on the Multimedia tab and choosing Procedural Videos. 

Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy
Features dissections with three-dimensional rotation and real movement.

OMT Procedures
Demonstration videos from the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians

Procedures Consult
High-quality video, text, and illustrations for top medical procedures. Highlights patient safety guidelines. Includes indications, contraindications, anatomy, and equipment. Available through ClinicalKey.

Toronto Video Atlas of Surgery
An open access library of animation enhanced surgical videos

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