A digital library of approximately 550,000 images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences.
- Associated Press Multimedia Archive
Provides access to photographs, audio sound bites, graphics and text spanning 160 years of history.
Offers art images that are rights-cleared for educational use. There are about 95,000 art images-photographs, paintings, sculpture, decorative and utilitarian objects, prints, drawings and watercolors, jewelry and costumes, textiles and architecture-plus audio, video and mixed media.
- MU Department of Art and Archaeology’s online image collection.
Contact the Curator for user name and password. For more information see the Visual Resources Center.
Searching for Images within Journals and Magazines
- Academic Search Complete
- Multidisciplinary database indexing magazine and journal articles.
- Use Advanced Search and Limit results to images such as maps, charts, color photograph, etc.
- Sciverse ScienceDirect
- Multidisciplinary journal database
- Click on image box to search for images by keyword or journal title.
- PMC: Pub Med Central
- Science journals database.
- Can limit search to Field: Figure/Table Captions
Image Search Engines
- Google Images
- Bing Images
- Creative Commons Search
- searches for images provided by federal agencies
- Select Image Search link under Special Collections
- Yahoo Images Search
Public Domain/Open Access Images
- Public Domain Sherpa
- Public Domain Images Online
- Wikipedia Public Domain Images Sources
- Yale Digital Commons
Understanding Fair Use and Copyright
- Digital Image Rights Computator (DIRC)
Assists user in accessing the intellectual property status of an image