Skip to Main Content
Finding Images in Books in the Library
Search for books that describe and present images of food using these subject terms:
- Food in Art
- Food Presentation
- Photography of Food
- Cake Decorating
Add these terms to any topic search to find books with images:
- Pictorial works
Selected Books in the Hilton Library
Finding Images in Library Databases
Tips for finding images:
Search a database using terms to describe your topic.
On the results list page, there are two ways to select images.
Content Type - Images
Filter - Contains Images
Finding Images on the Web
Smithsonian Open Access
download, share, and reuse millions of the Smithsonian’s images—right now, without asking. With new platforms and tools, you have easier access to more than 3 million 2D and 3D digital items from our collections—with many more to come. This includes images and data from across the Smithsonian’s 19 museums, nine research centers, libraries, archives, and the National Zoo.
- Google Image Advanced Search
With options to narrow search results by size, type of image, file type, usage rights, and more. See also, the Google Help page on how to "Find free-to-use images."
- Wikimedia Commons
A database of 29,518,308 freely usable media files to which anyone can contribute.
Over 520,000 free images and videos you can use anywhere. All images and videos on Pixabay are released free of copyrights under Creative Commons CC0. You may download, modify, distribute, and use them royalty-free for anything you like, even in commercial applications.
- Flickr: The Commons
Program to share and increase access to publicly-held photography archive collections.
- Creative Commons Search Portal
A directory, not a search engine, for convenient access to search services provided by other independent organizations.
The Culinary Institute of America | Conrad N. Hilton Library | 1946 Campus Drive | Hyde Park, NY 12538-1430
Telephone: 845-451-1747 | Email: email@example.com