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New York Public Library Releases 180,000 Public Domain Images

Posted 1/6/2016 by Lynn Cunningham


The New York Public Library has released 180,000 public domain images, available for free and unrestricted use. The images may be downloaded as high-resolution files. The NYPL has also worked to improve the interface to their collections, making it easier to search, filter, and download the public domain content. Search their collection here: They have also introducted a new visualization tool to explore the public domain collection:  More technically inclined users will also be excited to learn that the NYPL has a collection API, enabling bulk use and analysis of their images and data. Learn more about their public domain collections on their website:





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