Friday, September 26, 2014

Britannica Image Quest

Today's guest post come to us from Becky Sporrer, librarian at Silver Lake Elementary.  You can follow Becky on Twitter @SilverLakeLib or read her blog at http://silverlakelib.blogspot.com/. 


Have you ever needed your students to find images for a digital product? It is hard to find out if you have rights to use photos from Google Images, and you want to teach your students to be good digital citizens! Plus you may be afraid to let your students search "chick" for fear of what results they will find!

Britannica Image Quest may be your answer! The web address is http://quest.eb.com. Your librarian will have your username and password. If you have Mackin Via, the students should be able to access this database - and it should be automatically authenticated! This database has nearly 3 million rights-cleared images from more than 50 of the best collections in the world. You can search in Spanish as well as English.

You can save pictures straight to the camera roll on an iPad.  Check it out to use with your next project! 
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