This Multimedia Gallery was created by the National Science Foundation "to help the science, engineering, and education communities as well as the general public, obtain quality images for use in print and electronic media." After learning how to use the library, visitors can search the innumerable images by category or by decade. Visitors can also simply scan through all of the images. Regular visitors looking for the latest images can inspect images in the New Additions link. The topics covered at the website include: astronomy, chemistry, earth science, and physics, as well as topics in biology and engineering. Through the images, users can discover the kind of projects NSF funds.