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Websites - Images

Internet sources for images; photographs, and other still images; videos and other moving images.

Digital Services & Technology Librarian

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Alyssa Loera
Digital Services & Technology Librarian, Co-Coordinator for the Affordable Learning Initiative, Subject liaison to Art, Music, Theatre & New Dance.

Email to chat or to schedule a one-on-one appointment.

Search the Internet for Images

Please follow the terms of usage required for each linked Web site. These terms vary greatly from site to site.  See also this page for multimedia complaints sites:
Image & Multimedia Search Complaints The advent of image search engines has stirred some contention about the rights of the image owners. This page links to sites that deal with the issues.

Image Search Switching Sites

Type your search once and then click on your choice of image search tools to see the results.

Faganfinder Image Search Engines has the most choices. With Trovanado, and Turboscout , you have to click on" images" or "image saarch" first.

Major Image Searching Sites

Google™ Images. Provides thumbnails. picture search. (Yahoo!) Provides thumbnails.

Internet Archive Moving Image Archive “....library of free movies, films, and videos. This library contains thousands of digital movies uploaded by Archive users which range from classic full-length films, to daily alternative news broadcasts, to cartoons and concerts.”

Web Places Clip Art Searcher - This site provides search forms optimized to find graphics files in HotBot, Lycos, Filez, 1-Click, Yahoo and Euro. Users can specify graphic types, e.g., clip art, icons, animated GIFs, background images, etc.