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Cell Biology 2230: Finding Images

Looking for Images?

How do you find appropriate images for different kinds of cells?

Try these:

1) ScienceDirect - a database of thousands of full-text scientific journals. Includes an image search.

  • Click on the Advanced Search link in the top right corner of the database
  • Click on the images tab in the search box.
  • Run your search  - see an example here.

2)Biological Abstracts

  • Click on the Multimedia tab
  • Type in your search  under Quick Search and click on Search (All Multimedia)
  • You can limit your search by subject - for example Biochemistry Biophysics
  • Or you scroll to the bottom of the page and limit by media type - for example images.
  • Click here for an example of an image.


  • Run your search and limit to Image.