a stock photo and image library providing royalty-free images via license
no need to cite images or photos from iStock
centers and departments that have websites in LibGuides
Academic programs and faculty do not have access to this resource.
From the Essentials Collection only:
Not included: Signature photos, videos, and music
internal training (within reason)
Not used for instructional content in the classroom.
email email@example.com with the Image ID and size
Test that the image meets your needs before you request it.
photos are ordered each Friday
delivery generally takes 2-3 business days
plan ahead when possible as there may be unexpected delays in receiving the photos
all files are delivered via email
photos are jpeg files
icons are vector or jpeg (vectors are recommended)
Walden Marketing pays for approximately 200 images a month; with a daily download limit
if your requests exceed the limit, your department will be charged for the images, so plan ahead!
FYI, we've never exceeded our limit
Content Management has an image library with everything we've downloaded from iStock. Contact Lisa Raymond for access.
we can and should share and reuse icons; images and photos can be re-used if they aren't part of a branding or major marketing campaign
Here are the highlights for image usage:
modify photos and illustrations downloaded from iStock. Feel free to crop, cut out, flip, rotate, add text, edit colors, or apply any other creative effect you can think up.
use content on websites; blog posts; social media; advertisements; marketing campaigns; corporate presentations; newspapers; magazines; books; film and television productions; web and mobile applications; product packaging
You may not:
Make sure a photo or image will work in your application before you request that it be purchased.
To do this:
You may want to crop the image before you add it to your piece. There are a number of free programs that allow you to do this including:
Crop in MS Paint:
Click on any image, icon, or photo to see its Image ID.