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WRT 101 - East (Kraus) Writing I: Images and Methods for Presentations

Image Quest

Search 2.5 million images for your presentation. PCC has paid for copyright clearance.

1. Open Image Quest   - one of Pima's databases.

2. Type in keywords (upper right).

  • Name of a people:           Hazara
  • For tribes in a country:    Afghantistan tribe
  • A a cultural object:          bamboo

3. Click an image to enlarge it.

  • To browse the images in full size, click the arrows.
  • To copy the full image, right-click it,  select "Copy." Then paste it into your PowerPoint.

4. Get a citation for the image (plus more information)...

  • When the thumbnail images are displayed, click the top icon.  (See sample below)
  • Copy the MLA citation.  (For APA, select it from the list).
  • See the list of keywords.  Click one to see more images on that topic.  Example:  turkana tribe

Click the this icon for a citation and more information

5. "Save" multiple images to your lightboard.

  • In thumbnail view, click the "+" icon for various images
  • Open your lightbox (Upper right).
  • Your can email or download all these images. Then insert images into your PowerPoint.
  • NOTE: The images are not saved. If you close the tab, they are gone.

Image Quest Photo Examples with Citations

   Maori culture

Copy & paste citations from the source

MLA:  Maori. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 21 Jan 2014.

APA:  Maori. [Photography]. Retrieved from Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest.


Guide for adding images to PowerPoint from ImageQuest

Google Images

Find images from the web for your presentation. It is probably a "fair use" of copyrighted images if you use them only for this class project.

1. Open Google Images.

2. Enter keywords

3. In thumbnail view, click an image.

4. Don't be fooled.  Always open the web page where the image is found. What is the meaning of the image in this context? Can you trust the source to be accurate?

  • Click the Visit page button.  Is this image what you think it is?  If so, then...
  • Click View original image

Image result for maori

5. Copy or save the image

  • Right-click it.  Select Copy Image or Save Image As..
  • Open your PowerPoint.  Paste it or Insert it.
  • Create an MLA or APA citation for this image.  You'll need information about the web page.


Collins, Hugh. “Maori play Te Puhi explores first Maori Miss New Zealand.” Stuff. Entertainment, 23 May 2017,


Collins, H. (2017, May 23). Maori play Te Puhi explores first Maori Miss New Zealand. Stuff. Entertainment.

PowerPoint Example with Citations

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