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Photography: Images

Finding Images in Databases

Images from Art Books


Art and photography books are a great source for images. There is a scanner available at the Reference Desk. Remember to cite the book, as well as the image.

Images on the Web

Observe copyright restrictions and properly cite all images downloaded from the web.

Citing Images

Image citations typically include the following:

  1. Artist
  2. Title
  3. Date of work
  4. Museum or repository
  5. Medium or materials
  6. Dimensions

Images from the web should include the URL and date of access.

Images from books should include the book citation.

This website from the University of Cincinnati provides examples:

Citing Images

  Citing ARTstor Images

Information about citing images retrieved from ARTstor can be found here: