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Library databases with images
Databases available through UCC Library that provide access to images
Academic Search Complete
Access to more than 1 million images relating to people, natural science, places, history, and flags. On the top toolbar, click More. From the resulting drop-down menu, select Images. The Image Collections Search Screen appears. Enter your search terms for the image you want in the Find field. Click Search. A Result List consisting of thumbnail images with brief descriptions appears.
ARTstor is a collection of over 2 million digital images offering a broad view of art, architecture and all aspects of visual and material culture, as well as archaeological and anthropological objects.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, complete with research tools, primary sources, news sources, articles and multimedia
Choose advanced search, limited to photographs and pictorial works/visual material, full view only
Contains many images - use the ‘Advanced Search’ and search under ‘Caption’ on the drop-down menu
Finding Library books with images
Search the Library Catalogue for e.g. Van Gogh and then check the DESCRIPTION at the bottom of the record - in this example above it indicates that this book consists of chiefly coloured illustrations.
The Library's printers/photocopiers can also scan. Remember that you must comply with Copyright Legislation when copying/scanning/printing. See further information under the Copyright tab of this guide.
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