Need a great image?

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

The Garraf: Sitges Carnival. [Photography]. Retrieved from Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. http://quest.eb.com/images/144_1582120 Pictures can speak a thousand words, and can do great things for your presentation or assignment. We have many electronic resources, but did you know that we have a huge range of image databases that may be a great help ...

Chapter closes on Britannica in print. We have online.

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

In The Age today... "Encyclopaedia Britannica says it will stop publishing print editions of its flagship encyclopedia. The Chicago-based company announced on Tuesday that the encyclopedia won't be available in book form for the first time in 244 years. The company will continue to publish digital versions" Full story But ...

New images: Britannica Image Quest

Monday, January 9th, 2012

Looking for copyright cleared images for your assignments and lessons? Britannica Image Quest has more than two million images!! Young Schoolchildren During Water Play. [Photography]. Retrieved from Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. http://quest.eb.com/images/132_1252891 A fabulous resource!! Britannica Image Quest allows provides access to more than two million images from one convenient site. All images ...

Different databases?

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

We have heaps of databases, and more than just the ones that give you journal articles. Did you know that we have great image databases, including... ARTstor - art, architecture and archaeology CAMIO - art from around the world Cooperative Digital Resources Initiative - Christian art, architecture and iconography Primal Pictures - detailed human anatomy ...

Trial: Image Quest (Britannica)

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

  We have Image Quest on trial until 30 September. Full use of a repository of over 2 million images from 53 providers. All images are rights-cleared for non-commercial, educational use—great for teacher lessons plans, assignments, activities, and whiteboards; student reports and projects; or university web sites, newsletters, newspapers, flyers, and bulletins. Take ...

State Library of Queensland donates…

Friday, January 7th, 2011

....50,000 images to Wikimedia Commons- "a free repository of image and sound files available to be used anywhere on the web" The 50,000 images are copyright-free and date back to the mid 19th century. The images represent Queensland and support education and curriculum. [caption id="attachment_2645" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Picnic on the riverbank ...

Life Magazine via Google Books

Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

Using Google Books you can now search and browse LIFE Magazine. The archive makes available over 1,860 issues covering the years from 1936 to 1972 and provides an insight into American history and culture - including contemporary articles covering the Cuban missile crisis, the  Kennedy assassination, and the last interview ...

MoMA Collections Online in ARTstor

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

More than 1400 images from MoMA (Museum of Modern Art, New York) are now available online through the database ARTstor. These images include works by artists such as Frida Kahlo, Georgia O’Keeffe, Alexander Calder and Joan Miro, providing a comprehensive overview of major artists and artistic movements from the ...

Image databases

Monday, August 4th, 2008

We have many electronic resources, but did you know that we have a range of image databases that may be a great help with your studies? ARTstor - art, architecture and archaeology CAMIO - art from around the world Cooperative Digital Resources Initiative - Christian art, architecture and iconography Primal Pictures - detailed human ...