This page discusses usage of images in print and electronic course packs, some of which are allowed for free via subscriptions negotiated by the MSU Libraries. For information on using images in course lectures and presentations see the Lectures page.
The MSU Libraries subscription to these resources includes payment for rights to include these images in MSU print and electronic course packs for no extra cost. Please provide citation information when possible.
Images available from titles in the Basic Sciences and Osteopathic Medicine collections from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. To access a list of images, sorted by topic or by book title, click on 'Images' in the green navigation bar. Users can also search for images by choosing 'Images Only' in the drop-down menu next to the search box.
Note: To download and save images, open the image, right click, and select Save Image As or Save Picture As. The figure caption and citation information do not appear in saved images, so make sure to note where an image came from when downloading them to your computer.
Please use the following citation on all images: Copyright © Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - All Rights Reserved
The Thieme Teaching Assistant
The Guide to Using Thieme Images (PDF) is available as a quick introduction to downloading and managing images in Thieme.
Please note - Content, figure titles, or legends may be removed from images, but the copyright notices must remain intact. Original content may be added to an image, but the addition of third-party copyrighted material is not allowed. Content added to the images becomes the property of Thieme.
The anatomy collection features all images from the Gilroy, et al. Atlas of Anatomy, as well as additional illustrations and clinical images from Head and Neck Anatomy for Dental Medicine.
Please use the following citation on all images: Gilroy et al., Atlas of Anatomy. All rights reserved. © Thieme 2008. www.thieme.com
The pharmacology collection features all images from Pharmacology: An Illustrated Review by Mark A. Simmons.
Please use the following citation on all images: Pharmacology: An Illustrated Review. All rights reserved. © Thieme 2012. www.thieme.com
This physiology collection features all images from Michael, et al. Fundamentals of Medical Physiology - a concise, in-depth introduction by organ system to the principles of body function.
Please use the following citation on all images: Fundamentals of Medical Physiology and Physiology: An Illustrated Review. All rights reserved. © Thieme 2012. www.thieme.com
Visual Dx is a web-based clinical decision support system designed to aid in the identification of dermatologic, infectious, genetic, metabolic, nutritional and occupational diseases, benign and malignant growths, drug-induce conditions, and other injuries. Covers more than 1,300 pediatric and adult conditions represented by nearly 30,000 images.
Note: Images can be added to course materials by opening an image in full-page view, press print screen (PrtScr) on your keyboard, and paste the screen capture into your document. The Logical Images copyright watermark must be visible and intact.
Please use the following citation on all images: Image source: Visual Dx (www.visualdx.com).
The platform for over 450 online journals in a variety of subjects in the scientific, technical, medical, and social sciences.
There may be an additional cost to use images from these resources in course packs. Restrictions are listed below. Unless otherwise stated, images may not be modified or altered in any way. Please work with the Course Materials Program to obtain copyright clearance.
Collection of anesthesiology reference tools, including electronic books.
Collection of tools for the diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of emergency room cases, including textbooks and videos.
Over 70 medical textbooks, many with frequent online updates, including Harrison's Online, Goodman & Gilman's, and Hurst the Heart.
Contains textbooks, surgical videos, animations, atlases, and board reviews.
Contains over 900 electronic textbooks, including Robbins & Cotran, Nelson's Pediatrics, and the Harriet Lane Handbook, and millions of images.
Searches can be limited to images by selecting 'Multimedia' in the blue bar at the very top of the page, then checking the box next to Images under Media Type.
Collection of over 40 health sciences titles, mostly medical, including the continually updated evidence based medicine resource ACP Pier.
Images may be used in electronic course materials with no additional cost. Use of images in print course materials requires permission and additional costs may be applied.