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Locating Images: Home

A guide for finding images in library databases, from reputable websites, and online collections.

Welcome!

Welcome to the library's guide on locating images. This guide will direct you to library databases as well as reputable websites containing images.

Databases for Gaining Context / Choosing a Topic

Credits

This guide was originally created by Heather Cook.

Databases for Locating Images

Websites for Locating Images

Citing Images

Any time you reuse an image you should give credit with a citation. The following are examples of citing an image in MLA style. 

  • Citing a photograph found on a website:

            Last, First M. Photograph Title. Year Created. Museum/Institution, Location. Website Title. Web. Date Month Year Accessed.

            Example: 

            Klee, Paul. Twittering Machine. 1922. Museum of Modern Art, New York. The Artchive. Web. 22 Feb. 2016.

  • Citing a photograph from a database:

            Last, First M. Photograph Title. Year Created. Museum/Institution, Location. Database Title. Web. Date Month Year Accessed.

            Example:

            Hine, Lewis. W. Italian Family on Ferry Boat, Leaving Ellis Island. 1905. George Eastman House, Rochester. Artstor. Web. 1 March 2015.

For more information: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/08/