Be careful! Many images that you will find on search engines (such as pictures that are in Google Images or Flickr) are protected by copyright. The person that took the picture or created the artwork in the picture own the rights to the image, and you may not use the digital image without that person's permission. It is best to only use images that you know you have permission to use! The databases the library subscribes to hold thousands of digital images that you may access and use for free.
Finding and Using Images
One of the best ways to make a presentation or project more interesting is to add images. You can find images that are related to your topic, pictures of people or places, or search for maps or other helpful visual stimuli. Use this guide to help you find images that you may use without breaking copyright law or without using someone else's work without his/her permisson.