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Finding & Using Images

Books (print & electronic)

Using images from the Library's print collection has never been easier as most of UBC Library's branches are now equipped with scanners.

In addition to UBC Library's print collection, the Library subscribes to thousands of electronic titles.  Some resources will allow you to view a list of all illustrations within a specific title or to narrow your seach to photos, images and maps, but these functions will vary widely according to ebook. Please note, many ebooks do not allow you to download the image as a file separate from the text.

In addition to stand alone ebooks, ebook collections are another great source of images that allow you to search across hundreds of books at time.  A few are listed below, but for more, visit our Indexes & Databases page.