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Image Searching: Find images in Books

Last Updated: Apr 3, 2023 1:06 PM

To Find Images in Books

The Libraries' Catalog is the catalog of materials in the University at Buffalo library collections, including books, videotapes, DVDs, audiotapes, audio CDs and other media.

To find images (illustrations, photographs, drawings, etc) in books, you can search the Libraries' Catalog or Worldcat and combine your topical keywords with words or phrases such as “pictorial works”, illustrations or ill, photographs, images, etc.:


New York and pictorial works (or photography or architecture, depending on what type of image you want). (This should follow keyword)


Subject phrase: New York (N.Y.)--Pictorial works

  • picture dictionaries
  • photography
  • architecture
  • art


New York and photography
New York and architecture


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Rose Orcutt
Architecture & Planning Library
303 Abbott Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214