Searching for images online – tips and tricks

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  • Via Google image search to ETH Library’s Image Archive Database (E-Pics Image Archive Online (external link))
  • Search strategies, subject-based searches and reverse image search
  • Use of images and image rights
  • Further databases for images
  • With exercises

Learning Objectives

  • Use advanced search and similarity search in Google Image Search for a specific research
  • Apply basic knowledge of image usage rights such as Creative Commons or Public Domain
  • Search specifically for images on the ETH E-Pics platform and selected catalogues such as Image Archive Online of the ETH Library with 450,000 images.
  • Use other important image databases according to your needs

Target audience

  • Members of ETH Zurich
  • Anyone with an interest in images

Meeting Place

ETH Library, circulation desk (H floor), main building ETH Zürich, Rämistrasse 101, 8092 Zurich

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 +41 44 632 21 35

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Nicole Graf
+41 44 632 80 81

Nicole Graf