AP Images



AP Images by thelibrarians

What you'll find there

  • Historical photo archive dating from the 1880's to 1996.
  • The week in review
  • US and International News

How you can search it

  • Keyword, text string or Boolean searching works
  • "arrived within" you can find photos added within the past hour
  • search by people, location, event or even photographer

AP Images

Special search features...

  • search by color (the dominant hue in the photograph)-- yellow:hue
  • obituary search-- obit: Reagan
  • concept search --grief: concept
  • APTOPIX -- top pictures selected daily by AP editors around the globe

How do I find AP Images?

AP Images is a database found in the POWER Library. You have access to this database in school from any computer. You can gain access to the POWER Library at home through your local libraries.

Please click on the links below for more information about at-home access.

How do I cite an image?

AP Images does not provide the citation for each image in the database. The recommended format from AP images is below, but make sure to double check with your teacher if they are specifying a different format.

"Title or File Heading." Name of Database. Day Month Year Created. Name of

Subscription Service. Day Month Year Accessed. <URL of subscription service


Help is Available!

Remember your librarian is available to help you if you have a question or a problem!

Works Cited

"About Us." The Associated Press, n.d. Web. 20 July 2013.

"Take a Sensory Journey through History with the AP Images Collection." EBSCO. EBSCO Industries, n.d. Web. 20 July 2013.

"The World’s Most Comprehensive and Popular Image Collection." EBSCO. EBSCO Industries, n.d. Web. 20 July 2013.