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Finding and citing material to use in your online modules

Health Education Resources -

· Over 22,000 medical education resources: images, tutorials, animations.

· Items are free for use according to Creative Commons license associated with each resource: see the Detailed View for that resource on the HEAL web site.

· Cite using a caption with image credit, title, link, and licence information:
Christine Lawrence, MD, FACP , “Sickle Hemoglobin and Sideroblastic Anemialicensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic.


· Peer-reviewed medical teaching materials, assessment tools, tutorials, virtual patients, simulation cases, lab guides, videos, podcasts, and faculty development resource.

· Items are licensed with Creative Commons for non-commercial uses.

· Cite as shown in detailed abstract view for each resource:
Orton, E., (2007). Polypharmacy in Older Adults. MedEdPORTAL:

Wellcome images -

· Historical and contemporary images: disease, surgery, general healthcare, sciences from genetics to neuroscience, full range of imaging techniques.

· Free for use in teaching materials: images with the credit line Wellcome Library, London. (NOTE: this does not apply to all images at the site; only those with the credit line Wellcome Library, London).

· Cite using a caption with image credit, title, and licence information:
Wellcome Library, London , “Lung emphysema” licensed under Creative Commons by-nc 2.0 UK: England & Wales .

For help contact:
Sarah Wickett, Health Informatics Librarian
613-533-6000 ext 77078