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Format: Images

Description: Self-described as a "media file repository," the Commons contains over 10,000,000 files, the vast majority of which are photographs and images (though sound and film media are a growing component). Licensing is generally under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License which allows free use (with conditions) of any file. A growing number of institutions are using the Commons as a repository for their images (e.g., The State Library of Queensland, Australia, and the Russian International News Agency).

Types: Images