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ANT 112 - Non-Western Cultures - West Campus: Images 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

Image Quest Photo Examples with Citations

CCTV camera on lamp post, Daejeon. [Photograph]. 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

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.

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