Britannica ImageQuest

Safe, legal, and diverse media for schools and libraries

Get the best and broadest offering of rights-cleared and curriculum-relevant imagery

– 2021 –

– 2021 –

Britannica ImageQuest

Safe, legal, and diverse media for schools and libraries

Get the best and broadest offering of rights-cleared and curriculum-relevant imagery

– 2021 –

– 2021 –

Britannica ImageQuest

Safe, legal, and diverse media for schools and libraries

Get the best and broadest offering of rights-cleared and curriculum-relevant imagery

– 2021 –

– 2021 –

Empowered media

Learn more about Britannica ImageQuest

Let's connect.

Empowered media

Learn more about Britannica ImageQuest

Let's connect.

Find safe images from leading collections

ImageQuest includes 3.6 million images from 63 leading collections that aren’t freely available on the Web. Users can search by keyword, collection, image type, and image ratio.

Collections include:

• The Bridgeman Art Gallery
• Chicago History Museum
• Culture-Images
• Dorling Kindersley Images
• Getty Images
• Ingram Publishing
• Natural History Museum
• Planet Observer
• Press Association Images
• Universal Images Group

Plus, brand new:

The Bridge-man Art Gallery:
Look and Learn educational collection (52,000 images)

Imagebroker:
South American locations and cultures (24,000 images)

Album:
South American and Middle Eastern culture and history (7,000 images)

Science Photo Library:
Coronavirus (300 images)

Gado Images:
American history and civil rights (1,400 images)

Universal History Archive:
Middle Eastern antiquities, history (1,600 images)

Photo12:
European history, culture, Middle East (11,000 images)

Universal Images Group:
US 2020 presidential election (100 images)

Collections include:

• The Bridgeman Art Gallery
• Chicago History Museum
• Culture-Images
• Dorling Kindersley Images
• Getty Images

• Ingram Publishing
• Natural History Museum
• Planet Observer
• Press Association Images
• Universal Images Group

Plus, brand new:

The Bridge-man Art Gallery:
Look and Learn educational collection (52,000 images)

Imagebroker:
South American locations and cultures (24,000 images)

Album:
South American and Middle Eastern culture and history (7,000 images)

Science Photo Library:
Coronavirus (300 images)

Gado Images:
American history and civil rights (1,400 images)

Universal History Archive:
Middle Eastern antiquities, history (1,600 images)

Photo12:
European history, culture, Middle East (11,000 images)

Universal Images Group:
US 2020 presidential election (100 images)

Collections include:

  • The Bridgeman Art Gallery
  • Chicago History Museum
  • Culture-Images
  • Dorling Kindersley Images
  • Getty Images

  • Ingram Publishing
  • Natural History Museum
  • Planet Observer
  • Press Association Images
  • Universal Images Group

Plus, brand new:

The Bridge-man Art Gallery:
Look and Learn educational collection (52,000 images)

Imagebroker:
South American locations and cultures (24,000 images)

Album:
South American and Middle Eastern culture and history (7,000 images)

Science Photo Library:
Coronavirus (300 images)

Gado Images:
American history and civil rights (1,400 images)

Universal History Archive:
Middle Eastern antiquities, history (1,600 images)

Photo12:
European history, culture, Middle East (11,000 images)

Universal Images Group:
US 2020 presidential election (100 images)

Protect against
copyright infringement

Are the images used across your district’s school websites, classroom
presentations, and social media at risk of copyright infringement lawsuits?

Protect against
copyright infringement

Are the images used across your district’s school websites, classroom
presentations, and social media at risk of copyright infringement lawsuits?

Protect against
copyright infringement

Are the images used across your district’s school websites, classroompresentations, and social media at risk of copyright infringement lawsuits?

Use visual projects & lessons

Put ImageQuest to immediate classroom use with high-impact visual lessons and ready-to-use projects that build engagement and facilitate critical-skill development.

Image Story

Use the powers of storytelling and imagery to inform others about a research topic.

Image Dictionary

Match images to word definitions to strengthen vocabulary.

Students use images to demonstrate understanding, guided by a:

  • Project summary
  • Student learning objectives

  • Key Concept
  • Implementation ideas

Best in Search

Develop better search strategies by comparing search terms and results.

Unit Wrap-up

Wrap up a unit by related newly learned concepts to an image.

Students use
images to demonstrate understanding, guided by a:

  • Project summary
  • Student learning objectives
  • Key Concept
  • Implementation ideas

Image Story

Use the powers of storytelling and imagery to inform others about a research topic.

Image Dictionary

Match images to word definitions to strengthen vocabulary.

Best in Search

Develop better search strategies by comparing search terms and results.

Unit Wrap-up

Wrap up a unit by relating newly learned concepts to an image.

Did you know...

65% of people

are visual learners

40% of learners

respond better to visual information than text alone

400% improvement

in learning with use of visuals

Did you know...

65% of people

are visual learners

40% of learners

respond better to visual information than text alone

400% improvement

in learning with use of visuals

Include culturally inclusive media for classrooms

Support culturally inclusive teaching practices through hundred of thousands of diverse, cross-cultural images of people, events, traditions, places, foods, histories, and more.

Empower students to share their cultures and heritage

Foster empathy, curiosity, and understanding

Incorporate the traditions of students in your lessons

Support cross-cultural connections and discussions

Include culturally inclusive
media for classrooms

Support culturally inclusive teaching practices through hundred of thousands of diverse, cross-cultural images of people, events, traditions, places, foods, histories, and more.

Empower students to share their cultures and heritage

Foster empathy, curiosity, and understanding

Incorporate the traditions of students in your lessons

Support cross-cultural connections and discussions

Interested?

Connect with a Britannica team member today to learn more about Britannica ImageQuest.

Integrate with
Britannica School

Expand your research, improve instruction, and boost productivity
with the Britannica School and ImageQuest integration.

Integrate with
Britannica School

Expand your research, improve instruction, and boost productivity with the Britannica School and ImageQuest integration.

Integrate with
Britannica School

Expand your research, improve instruction, and boost productivity with the Britannica School and ImageQuest integration.

Customer support

TEACHING
RESOURCES

ONBOARDING
SUPPORT

PROFESSIONAL
LEARNING

Take advantage of robust customer support

TEACHING
RESOURCES

ONBOARDING
SUPPORT

PROFESSIONAL
LEARNING

Frequently Asked Questions

Pricing is based on student enrollment or, in the case of public library purchases, on population served. Buyers may receive discounts for purchasing a Britannica Digital Learning product for more than one school or library and/or by purchasing more than one product.

All subscription purchases will provide access to all users within the purchasing institution—from within the institution’s building(s) and anywhere remote. An annual subscription also provides full access to potential product updates made throughout the year.

We’re so excited you’ve decided to subscribe! You can:

• Call 1-800-621-3900 and speak to one of our sales specialists, available Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm CT.

• E-mail [email protected]

If you are ordering for more than one school or library building, it is advised that you speak to a sales representative to ensure you receive any available discounts. To get started, fill out the form above.

Not ready to order but interested in learning more? Contact a Britannica representative for a personal tour.

However, there is nothing better than diving in and getting a hands-on experience. Product previews are available as well as district-wide pilots that include professional development training and support.

Email our team to set up a demo, preview, or district-wide pilot at [email protected].

Don’t worry! We offer free training for all. Britannica’s Professional Trainers offer expert recommendations and guidance. Participants are invited to our 30-minute online training sessions, scheduled throughout the school year. Discover how to easily integrate Britannica ImageQuest into the classroom or library for inquiry-based teaching and learning. Certificates of attendance are available.

We have joined forces with the Bridgeman Art Gallery, Getty Images, the Science Photo Library, Ingram Publishing, the National Geographic Society, and other trusted image sources to create the ultimate image database. With three million rights-cleared images from 62 collections, ImageQuest has endless uses.

ImageQuest has been recognized by:

• School Library Journal’s Best Database Award

• AEP’s Distinguished Achievement Award for Curriculum: Reference Materials

The numbers speak for themselves. In the past year alone, ImageQuest has had over 2.2 million sessions and 23 million page views. Users spend over 7 minutes on average per session, viewing more than 10 pages.

In addition, Britannica’s ongoing newsletters, blog activities, whitepapers, webinars, and training help support subscribers to get the most out of their access.

Teachers can quickly find images for lesson plans and classroom activities. Students can use it to create high-quality projects and course work by using pictures that bring learning to life. Higher education faculties can trust ImageQuest in course development, faculty research, student projects, student Web pages, university publications, and newspapers. Enhance all school communications, including e-mail, websites, blogs, social media, and printed matter. Your materials never looked so good!

• AEP’s Distinguished Achievement Award for Supplemental Resources, Reference Materials, Digital Libraries and Portals

• Learning Magazine’s Teacher’s Choice Award for Excellence in Classroom Products

• AEP’s Distinguished Achievement Award for Reference Resources, K‒5

• AEP’s Distinguished Achievement Award for Reference Resources, 9‒12

If you subscribe to ImageQuest and Britannica School, Britannica Library, or Britannica Academic, you will have a streamlined exploration experience! From one search in your Britannica research database, you’ll also find related ImageQuest images directly in the search results page.

You can also automatically log in to your individual “My Images” account, which is great for accessing ImageQuest from home, organizing your favorite finds, and sharing them with students or colleagues!

ImageQuest features the highest quality images and is suitable for all ages.

Our resource center is chock full of help, with very specialized resources dedicated just for ImageQuest.