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  • Artcyclopedia
    An index that points the viewer to collections of artist's work found in museums and other web-site from around the world.
  • ARTstor  Icon  Icon
    A collection of hundreds of thousands of digital images and related data. Also includes special tools to actively use images. Images are from hundreds of museums, artists, artists' estates, photographers, scholars, special collections, and photo archives. For access to all features, you must register for a free account when connected to this database while on campus. You will set up your own username and password.
  • Bridgeman Art Library
    Major database for European and American art.
  • Bucknell University Library
    Good information on ARTstor
  • CAMIO  
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    A searchable image database of more than 95,000 works of art from prominent museums around the world. All content is rights-cleared for educational use. CAMIO art images span the following categories: photographs, prints, sculptures, textiles, watercolors, paintings, decorative arts, posters, costumes, utilitarian objects, jewelry.
  • Cooperative Digital Resources Initiative of ATLA
    The CDRI database is a repository of digital resources including woodcuts, photographs, slides, papyri, coins, maps, postcards, manuscripts, lithographs, sermons, shape-note tune books, and various forms of Christian art, architecture, and iconography. Resources are contributed by member libraries of the American Theological Library Association and Association of Theological Schools.
  • Corbis
    A commercial web-site with many contemporary and photography images. Fees will occur for usage.
  • Digital Librarian
    A major source that provides many links to web-sites that contain repositories of images.
  • Duke University Guide to Images
  • Google Art Project
    Over 17 museums are represented in Google's project and more to come in the future. Individuals may zoom in and view gallery rooms and save images to albums.
  • Scholars Resource
    Thousands of images are listed from various vendors under the Schloars Resource web-site. Brief information is provided and Sewanee clients can download selected images.
  • SDID (Sewanee Digital Image Database)  Icon  Icon
    A collection of images for teaching and learning at Sewanee. Also allows individuals to upload images for review or presentations. Includes an offline viewer for off-campus presentations. Request username and password from Mary O'Neill, Reference Librarian
  • Scott Spicer's List (University of Minnesota)
    Comphrensive ALA organization list of image resources.
  • World Images
    The internationally recognized WorldImages database provides access to the California State University IMAGE Project. It has just been selected by the Library of Congress for inclusion in its historic collection of Internet materials. It contains approximately 80,000 images, is global in coverage and includes all areas of visual imagery.
  • New York Public Library Photograph Archive
    American photographs from the 1860s-1920s in the New York Public Library.
  • Historical and Public Figures: A General Portrait File to the 1920s  Icon  Icon
    "Over 30,00 portraits of a wide-range of public figures, including political, religious, cultural, literary and artistic personalities, with an emphasis on the 16th through the 19th-centuries. Includes some original prints, but is principally printed pictures."

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