These sources include not just image reproductions but also information about them, such as creator, title, image location, description, analysis, etc., that can be used for citing.
Books are an important source for images, which have been well identified and described. To find books, search the USC Libraries catalog.
Like books, journals and newspapers are a good source for identifiable images. Disciplinary databases of journal articles, as well as historic newspaper databases, are listed in the USC Libraries database resources.
Libraries, museums, and cultural organizations provide access to print and digital collections of images.
Below is a list of select digital USC Image Databases, available through the USC Libraries:
Examples of photojournalistic sites that have large image archives and manage reproduction rights are Getty Images of Magnum Photos. These and other photojournalistic sites may provide students with usable images without charging a fee.
Below is a short list of frequently used free Internet image sources that may not always give authoritative information about the images they reproduce.