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Anthropology

Provides resources, strategies, and information on conducting research in anthropology

Digital Artifacts and Images for Ethnography and Archaeology

Google Images

Google Images Search Tips

Search Tips

You can use many of the same tools to narrow your search in Google Images that you're familiar with from Google Web Search:

  • put words in quotes to find an exact phrase
  • use OR between words to broaden your search
  • use the minus sign - to exclude a word from your search

Narrow your Search

Google Images has special ways to narrow your search

  • search for a particular color
  • search for line drawings or clip art
  • search for faces
  • limit your search by the size of the image

Search by Image

You can also use an image as a starting point

Advanced Search

Google Images has an Advanced Search page that gives a good overview of the ways to narrow your search