Finding Images on the Web


    This guide offers suggestions on how to find and use images from the Web.  Topics include image copyright, downloading and inserting images, search engines, and image search engines.
    Selected image collections are grouped by category: advertisements, arts, clip art, education and visual literacy, history, illuminated manuscripts, lost art and looted artifacts, maps, people: pictures and portraits, photography, public domain, sciences, and various subjects.


“Finding Images on the Web” originated as a tutorial offered through Networked Information Services, Office of Information Technology, Boston University.

Created September 1998; updated 2012.