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Images in Books
Books are great sources for finding good quality images. Go to the Library Catalog and perform a keyword search to find books about a particular artist, an exhibit, museum collections, etc.
Images in Databases
ARTstor This link opens in a new window
Image database containing over 2 million high-quality images in all areas of the arts. Features works of art from museums, photo archives, scholars, and artists. Covers many time periods and culture, and documents the fields of architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, fashion and other forms of visual culture. Users can view, enlarge, download, and compare images.
Date Coverage: Varies
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Oxford Art Online (9 simultaneous users ) This link opens in a new window
Formely Grove Art Online, includes access to 40,000 image links and 5,000 images. Access is also provided for the Oxford Companion to Western Art, the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms and the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics.
Wikimedia Commons is a media file repository making available public domain and freely-licensed educational media content (images, sound and video clips). Most Wikimedia images are pulled from other websources.