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Images: a guide to finding visual resources: Welcome

Quick overview of searching for images in the databases Cornell University Library has built or licenses, as well as collections on the open web.

This guide will help you find the images you need!

Interested in finding digital images? This guide (designed to accompany the Finding Images workshop) will lead you through the process of identifying image collections, searching for images in licensed and Cornell-built image collections, and finding images on the open web.

Cannes. Boulevard de la Croisette.
A.D. White Architectural Photographs, Cornell University Library. 

Free library workshops

Free workshops on finding, managing, and manipulating images and multimedia.

(Online registration required)

Arranged by date


Image help

Need help finding and/or using digital images? Try our visual resources help service

Image: Lewis Wickes Hine. John Howell, an Indianapolis newsboy, makes $.75 some days. Begins at 6 a.m., Sundays. (Lives at 215 W. Michigan St.), 1908.

Source: Library of Congress, Photographs from the records of the National Child Labor Committee (U.S.), via Flickr Commons.