The Strategic Marketing and Digital Communications team maintains an image library containing a wide range of photographs suitable for marketing material.
All staff can access the full library. Other users can access a small sub-set of images.
We have put together a handy user guide for reference and advise new users to read this prior to accessing the library.
There are many high-quality images available under Creative Commons licensing. These are typically free for non-commercial purposes. Not all Creative Commons licences are the same, so please pay pay careful attention to the conditions of any image's licence before use.
Images you find on the internet are likely to be in copyright, even if free-to-view and uncredited.
Throughout the year, the Editorial and Creative team commission a number of photoshoots to update content available in the image library. Subjects for photoshoots range from students in tutorials to scientists in research laboratories and new buildings on campus.
If you wish to organise a photoshoot for marketing purposes, we can provide advice and recommend suitable photographers. Please contact Jilly Lovett, firstname.lastname@example.org, ext 2157.
For University event photography or formal staff portraits please contact the University's Photographer, Paul Shields.
If your budget allows it, images can be purchased from stock photography websites. Images from stock photography site are usually sold as eitherroyalty-free or rights-managed:
Photographs documenting the history of the University, from our foundation right up to the present day, are available from the Library.
You can find advice on formatting images for the web on our digital content wiki.