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HIS 101 - Online - Introduction to Western Civilization: Images & Multimedia

Image Resources from PCC Guide

For a more comprehensive set of options for finding images, please check out this special research guide.

Citations for Images and Media

  • Make sure that you use the appropriate citation style to cite any images and media (Youtube videos, streaming videos from a library database, etc.).
  • The PCC Library's databases has citation options for some of the most common citation styles (MLA and APA).
  • If accessing images and media outside of Library databases, there are free citation generators available on the Internet that can help. (Make sure to double check the format using the Write & Cite tab above or consult a librarian.)

Image Quest

ArtSTOR Image Database

ARTstor Digital Library provides more than one million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences with an accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research. The collections contain contributions from outstanding international museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists' estates.  NOTE:  You will need to register with ArtSTOR if you wish to download images or create image groups.


ArtSTOR Digital Library

2020 ARTstor: Registering for ARTstor (Tutorial)

2020 ARTstor: How to Make an Image Group (Tutorial)

2019 ARTstor: Groups into PowerPoint (Tutorial)

Curated Image Databases on the Web

Europeana Digital Image Collection

  • 14.6 million digital resources from Europe's museums, libraries, archives and audio-visual collections
  • Images - paintings, drawings, maps, photos and pictures of museum objects
  • Texts - books, newspapers, letters, diaries and archival papers
  • Sounds - music and spoken word from cylinders, tapes, discs and radio broadcasts
  • Videos - films, newsreels and TV broadcasts

Image Collections

Google Images

Search tips...

  • If you search from Google's homepage, click on "Images" located at the upper left
  • Enter your word (no quotes needed) or search term (more than one word, quotes needed).  Example: "gothic art"
  • Remember that not all of your results will necessarily be pertinent
  • Cite any images you use in assignments!

Films on Demand

Films on Demand offers streaming videos on a variety of topics. When accessing the videos from off campus, you will be asked to input you MyPima username and password.