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Digital Images: Image Databases and Search Engines

This guide has been designed as a starting point for locating and using online images.

OhioLINK Databases

Off Campus:

1. Select Institution: University of Rio Grande & Rio Grande Community College.

2. Your Barcode or Username is simply an “S” followed by your Student ID Number (Example: S300123456).

3. Your PIN is the last four digits of your Social Security Number (Example: 1234).

4. Under "Search Options": Select "Full Text" and/or "Scholarly" or "Peer Reviewed" if applicable.

Search Engines

These search freely licensed photos, from many sources, and present them in an integrated list.

Please Note...

It is the student/researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other use restrictions when using, publishing or otherwise distributing materials.

Be sure to investigate the copyright restrictions at each website and to always cite any images you include in your own work.

Even Copyright Free Images must be properly cited and credited.

Free Image Databases