Britannica Image Quest: new look

July 8, 2014 – 1:49 pm
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Have you looked at Britannica Image Quest lately? Britannica Image Quest has three million, yes, three million rights cleared images for you to use in presentations and lesson plans. No hassles with copyright, and an image to suit every occassion! And Britannica Image Quest gives you citation details so you can properly credit your images.

Britannica Image Quest has had an upgrade, and with this comes …”a host of features that make finding and working with images easier and more efficient. Besides the new panoramic home page, it has new filtering mechanisms for refining a search, the ability to enlarge images, features for searching and working with multiple images at once, prepared image albums on popular topics and project ideas for teachers”.

Need an image to show laughter? Try these…

Laughing Inuit Teenager

Image credit:
Laughing Inuit teenager models a caribou and fur parka made by Dixie Alexander from beaver pelts and wolf fur at the Chena Indian Village near Fairbanks Alaska. [Photograph]. Retrieved from Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest.
http://quest-preview.eb.com/#/search/110_518282/1/110_518282/cite

or this?

photo of two men and queen laughing
Image credit:
Royalty – Silver Jubilee Tour. [Photography]. Retrieved from Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest.
http://quest-preview.eb.com/#/search/158_2432822/1/158_2432822/cite

or this?

photo of hose with mouth open, baring teeth, appearing to laugh
Image credit:
LAUGHING HORSE. [Photography]. Retrieved from Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest.
http://quest-preview.eb.com/#/search/300_1823856/1/300_1823856/cite

even paintings, old postcards, sculpture…all sorts!

postcard of three women waterskiing
Image credit:
“Water Ballet at Beautiful Florida Cypress Gardens”Postcard. [Photograph]. Retrieved from Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest.
http://quest-preview.eb.com/#/search/129_1712817/1/129_1712817/cite

 

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