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Finding Images: Databases

A guide to help locate images for your educational use.

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Image Databases

Image Credits

Above Images

Image 1 - NASA, ESA, CFHT, CXO, M.J. Jee (University of California, Davis), and A. Mahdavi (San Francisco State University). Image found at

Image 2 - Image by Samuel Bourne, found in CAMIO, via The San Fransisco Museum of Modern Art's Gallery.

Image 3 - NASA Earth Observatory image by Jesse Allen, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Caption by Kathryn Hansen, with image interpretation from Erik Klemetti, Denison University. Found here at NASA's Visible Earth website.

Images to the Right

Image 1 - NASA Earth Observatory image by Jesse Allen. Found here at NASA's Visible Earth website.

Image 2 - Photograph of Great Grey Heron by Scott Bauer. Found here at the USDA Agricultural Research Service Image Gallery

Guide Creator

This guide was created by Matthew Sigmon (Graduate Reference Assistant, Ellis Library, 2014 - 2016).

Searching for Images within Journals and Magazines

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