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GEN: Understanding the Many Types of Information Found in Libraries

Photos and Images

Most images are published inside one of the text-based content types discussed on earlier pages. Generally, to find a photo or drawing of a person, place, or event, look for books and articles about that person, place, or event.

 

 

 

Other good places to look for images are:

Statistics

Many statistical tables and charts can be found inside one of the text-based content types discussed on earlier pages. Search for books and articles about a topic to find related statistics. Reference books can be especially useful sources for many common statistics.

The guides below provide more detail about searching dedicated statistical sources or large statistical databases.

 

 
The following Resource Guides have good information on finding statistics: