The Image Collection database consists of more than 1 million total images in these categories, broken down as follows:
- Images from Canadian Press, Getty Images, and UPI
- Maps from Antenna Audio
- Photographs from public domain sources
The images consist of a wide array of photos and maps, with an emphasis on world news and events. Other areas of coverage include contemporary and historical photos of people, places, and the natural kingdom.
A user may access the Image Collection databases by clicking the Images button on the toolbar at the top of the EBSCOhost screen, or by selecting the Pictures island in Searchasaurus. The user has the option of filtering her/his results by various categories including:
- Photos of people
- Natural science photos
- Photos of places
- Historical photos
Upon searching, the user will receive a Result List, which will include citation information as well as thumbnail images. Clicking on any thumbnail image will display the full size image. Images can then be printed or saved.
A copyright statement appears at the bottom of the page for each image. Users can refer to this for general use guidelines.