Search engine AltaVista last month unveiled what it claimed to be the world’s largest multimedia index, cataloging more than 540 million image files and 11 million video and audio files, including MP3s and MPEG videos. The index also includes professional image content from providers such as Corbis. To access the multimedia index, users can click on the “Image,” “MP3/Audio,” or “Video” tabs located above the search box at, or log on directly at, and

Image galleries such as this and Google Image Search — which also claims to be the most comprehensive — are useful for lawyers to create trial exhibits or other visual aids. Use them to find pictures of medical conditions, places, designs and more.

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