Visual materials include images, photographs, videos, films, paintings, and more. Such materials may act as sources of inspiration for your own work, help you understand theoretical models, or even increase the strength of your arguments, when properly used in a paper. Finding high-quality visuals that are not subject to copyright laws may be difficult, especially when using Google. This is why it is better to search for them in library resources or specialized online collections from institutions, such as the ones listed below.
Search the following library database for high-quality images, photographs, designs, and more. When using images from Artstor, make sure you abide by the Artstor terms and conditions of use . For information on how to access the database from off-campus, you may consult our off-campus access page.
Search the following database for documentaries, interviews, press conferences, and other videos from international broadcasting services, publishing companies, and other organizations. For information on how to access these databases from off-campus, you may consult our off-campus access page.
The following list includes a number of websites that provide free access to high-quality images.
Visual media are an integral part of today's digital world. This has led to the emergence of the concept of "visual literacy" . To learn more about this relatively new term, you may consult the links below.
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