The California Academy of Sciences Library supports its program by licensing still images from it’s collections.

To license an image please gather the following information:

  • What the use will be (see fee schedule)
  • What kind of organization you are representing (non-profit/personal or commercial)
  • What images you would like to license.
    • If you found these images on CalPhotos please provide the 16 digit ID number,
    • If you have an Academy image number, please provide that
    • Attach photo(s) if possible

Once you have the information please email your request to (attaching at photos if necessary).

After we receive your request it will take us 2-4 weeks to process the request.


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