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Images Research Guide

This guide provides helpful hints for finding images whether using search engines or by pointing out helpful image collections that can be searched.

Search engines and images

Search engines can be used to find a wide variety of images on the Web. So whether you are trying to find images of Le Corbusier's Notre Dame du Haut at Ronchamp, or Edvard Munch's The Scream (either the original version or the Homer Simpson version), or even just images of goats in trees (strange but still interesting), try out the search engines below and compare the results. Also, experiment with terminology and note the differences in your results. For instance, using the Google image search, searching for "Notre Dame du Haut" retrieves about 437,000 hits whereas searching for Ronchamp only brings in about 32,000.

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