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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Image Resources: Home

A guide to finding, using, and citing images.

What's in This Guide

Hemisphere image of sun split into wavelength colors.

Image Credit:

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.Solar Dynamics Observatory Shows Sun's Rainbow of Wavelength. Image of the Day Gallery. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Web. 15 Jan. 2014.

In this guide you will find:

  • Information about your rights and responsibilities to use images you find online or in print resources
  • In addition, you will find information about how to find images:


  • Links to numerous image-rich sites in the arts, sciences, and other fields.  Find art, everyday pictures, terrestrial and extraterrestrial things.

In Magazines and Journals

  • Memorial Library has an excellent collection of magazines and journals including photographs, illustrations, art reproductions, and cartoons in numerous subject areas. Find vintage advertising, images of life as it was, fashion, retro culture, interior design, cars, sports, and more!

In Books

  • Memorial Library also has a great collection of books rich in images, especially in the arts and zoology.

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