When you search, you can enter special symbols or words to your search term to make your search results more precise.
Put a word or phrase inside quotes. For example, "Claude Monet".
Put title: in front of your search term to see only results whose title contains the specified term. For example, title:"cats".
Put license: in front of your search term to see only results
from the specified source. For example,
The results will be images licensed under the CC-BY license. You can use any of the other CC licenses: "by", "by-sa", "by-nc", "by-nd", "by-nc-sa", "by-nc-nd", "cc0", "pdm".
Put provider: in front of your search term to see only results from the
specified source. For example,
Note that you must use one of the provider codes specified below, searching for something like provider:"Metropolitan Museum of Art" will not return any results. Use the following table with the provider code of every provider in our collection.
|Provider Name||Provider Code|
|Animal Diversity Web||animaldiversity|
|Culturally Authentic Pictorial Lexicon||CAPL|
|Cleveland Museum of Art||clevelandmuseum|
|Geograph Britain and Ireland||geographorguk|
|Metropolitan Museum of Art||met|
|Science Museum – UK||sciencemuseum|
|World Register of Marine Species||WoRMS|
Put tags.name: in front of your search term to see only results that are
tagged with the specified tag. For example,
If you want to combine tags, you can use the AND operator, or the OR operator, depending on your search preference.
tags.name:"sky" AND tags.name:"airplane"
This will search for images with both tags, sky and airplane.
tags.name:"phone" OR tags.name:"sky"
This will search for images tagged with sky or with phone, but not necessarily both.
Put AND in between two queries to see only results that match both queries. For example:
Put OR in between two queries to see only results that match either query. For example:
Put NOT in between two queries to see only results that match the first query and do not match the second query. You can also use parentheses to combine more than one of these operations For example: