A Thousand Acres Assignment
Copyright Free & Resuable Images
Always observe copyright rules when reusing other's images.
Google's Advanced Image Search Options - Filter search results by usage rights. Click "Search Tools" and use the "Usage Rights" dropdown menu.
Yahoo Images Creative Commons - Select filters to refine search results to show only images that are licensed under Creative Commons. After searching, click the gray arrow icon in the top left of the page and select "Labeled for Reuse" near the bottom of the menu.
MorgueFile - Photo collection that contains thousands of images that anyone can use for free in academic or commercial presentations. Searchable by subject category, image size, color, or rating.
Discovery Media - Log in to find images, video and more. If you need a username/password, email Ms. Reeves.
WorldImages - 75,000 images that teachers and student can use in academic projects. All images can be used under a Creative Common license that requires you to give proper attribution when necessary.
American Memory Project, Library of Congress - "a digital record of American history and creativity"
The Library of Congress: Digital Collections - Print, pictorial and audio-visual collections
Library of Congress Prints and Photograph Collection -- This site offers millions of digital images from the Prints and Photographs Division’s holdings including architecture, design and engineering, among other categories. A motherlode for US historical material, including Civil war photographs, cartoons, advertising, historical buildings, stereographic cards, and baseball cards.
Time LIFE Archive Online Millions of photographs from LIFE Magazine photo archive, 1750s to today
Antique Maps and Atlases - Fine and rare original antique maps, sea charts and atlases
Anatomia - 4,500+ illustrations of human anatomy
Creative Commons - Search for licensed for reuse
Flickr - Search for "no known copyright restrictions" (Use only from home.)
Far and Wide: the Golden Age of Travel Posters - Posters from the Golden Age of travel
Florida Memory Photographic Collection - 154,000+ photographs from the State Archives of Florida
Search the Catalog
Useful Databases and Links
EbscoHost and e-Library
Be sure to be specific when searching -if you want reviews on this book add that search term to your inquiry. If you are using them from home you will need the password-these were sent to your school email from Mrs. Sterling.
Los Angeles Public Library Databases -You will need a library card to access these. If you do not have one come see Tracie or Mrs. Sterling.
Broad range of subject content containing criticisms, biographies, primary sources, reviews, and multimedia on writers and works around the world.
Contains information on core subjects from Science to Literature to History of student-focused subject material. Includes content of Discovering Collection database.
General interest magazines on a broad range of subjects from arts, business, children, health, humanities, international, law, military, psychology, social sciences, women's interests and more.
To search for articles and reviews relevant to your assignment be as specific as possible -I used this as my search tearms "a thousand acres" scholarly and a thousand acres book review new york times when searching on Google. While Google Scholar is a great source most of the articles I found were the ones in JSTOR so I would suggest using the regular Google browser.