Finding Images on the Web

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Search Engines

Search engines allow you to search millions of the billion pages (URLs) on the Web by keywords, subjects, phrases, titles, and names. The ones listed below are among the most popular. The major search engines now let you do image searching without keying in an image command. Google has the largest number of images in its image collection.

 
Click on Image.
In Search Box, type:   giraffe    or     Dido and Aeneas
 
In Search Box, type:   giraffe    or    Dido and Aeneas     
Under Custom Web Filters,   click Preferences, under Page Content, click Image
 
Click on Pictures.     
In Search Box, type:   giraffe    or     Dido and Aeneas
 
From pull-down menu, choose Images.
In Search Box, type:   giraffe    or     Dido and Aeneas

Ran Hock, "A New Era of Search Engines: Not Just Web Pages Anymore," Online, September 2002, 20-27 (Images, p. 26).
Go To Image Search Engines

Page by Ruth S. Thomas, Art/Art History Bibliographer
rthomas@bu.edu (617) 353-3714
Updated February 2003