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Take a Sensory Journey Through History with One of the World’s Largest Collections of Photography, Video and Graphics

AP Images Collection is a primary source database from the Associated Press, one of the oldest and largest news organizations in the world. With photographs, audio sound bites, graphics and text spanning more than 185 years, this collection captures the greatest events in history and brings them to life.

Winning 31 photo Pulitzer Prizes to date, the AP has long been recognized for its news coverage and groundbreaking photography. This comprehensive collection grants access to images that have contributed to the organization’s unrivaled legacy.

The World’s Most Comprehensive and Popular Image Collection

Available through EBSCO, this database features more than 12 million photographs, with more than 3,500 new photos added daily. Accessible through a variety of searches – from keyword and category to color and concept searching – imagery in this collection is readily available whenever you need it and can be used to enhance research reports, theses, PowerPoint presentations and more.

Institutions that also subscribe to EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) will soon be able to experience high-end image searching of AP Images Collection right from within the EDS search experience.*
*The seamless integration of AP Images Collection with EDS is not available via any other discovery service. Access to AP Images Collection via EDS is an optional service. EDS is not required to access AP Images Collection as a stand-alone database.