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Databases with Images

Images other than art
Art

 

AccuNet/AP Multimedia Archive
Image database containing the Associated Press's current year's photo report and a selection of images.

American Memory (Library of Congress)
Digitized collections of primary source materials at the Library of Congress on American history and culture.

American National Biography
A biographical resource for notable people in American history. Includes portraits.

American Periodical Series (ProQuest)
Digitized page images from American magazines and journals of all types. Titles range from some of the first American magazines, such as Andrew Bradford's American Magazine.

Columbia Earthscape
Earth and environmental sciences journal abstracts and articles.

Early American Newspapers
Cover-to-cover reproductions of hundreds of U.S. historic newspapers.

Ebsco Images Collection

Over 180,000 photographs and images including current events, sports, maps, entertainment, the sciences and historical interests.

Encyclopaedia Britannica
The complete Encyclopaedia Britannica, with illustrations.

HEAL Library (Health Education Assets Library)
Provides freely accessible digital teaching resources. Downloading requires users to submit a free registration.

images.MD
images.MD compiles over 48,000 high-quality images spanning all of internal medicine.

Madison Digital Image Database (MDID)
Madison Digital Image Database (MDID) contains collections of digital images primarily for the teaching and study of art and art history.

RLG Cultural Materials
A multimedia collection of primary sources to support every discipline, gathered from archives, libraries.

U.S. Congressional Serial Set Digital Edition
An incomparably rich collection of primary source material on all aspects of American history originating from Congress and other federal agencies.


WorldImages Kiosk (California State University)
50,000 images, is global in coverage that can be used non-profit educational purposes


Artcyclopedia
This site is a classic with links to nearly 150,000 images at 1,800 art sites. Search or browse by artist, title of work, or art museum.

Art Images for College Teaching (AICT)
Images of art and architectural works in the public domain for non-profit use by all levels of the educational community

ARTstor
Image database containing images of architecture, painting, sculpture.

The Athenaeum
Online tools for studying the humanities with over 23,000 artworks by over 1,300 artists from private collections as well as nearly 800 museums.

CAMIO Library (formerly AMICO)
Image database of digitized collections from 28 art museums.


Corsair: The online research resource of the Pierpont Morgan Library
Offers thousands of digital images from the Morgan Library’s renowned collection of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts

Digital Imaging Project (Mary Ann Sullivan)
Images of archtitecture from around the world provided by Prof. Mary Ann Sullivan at Bluffton College.

Fine Art Museum of San Francisco
82,000 images with incredible zoom capabilities

Grove Dictionary of Art Online
An encyclopedia covering art and artists worldwide.


LACMA Collections Online
Over 66,000 images online

New York Public Library Picture Collection Online 30,000 images from books, magazines and newspapers as well as original photographs, prints and postcards, mostly created before 1923

Madison Digital Image Database (MDID)
Collections of digital images primarily for the teaching and study of art and art history.

RLG Cultural Materials
A multimedia collection of primary sources to support every discipline, gathered from archives, libraries.


Society of Architectural Historians Image Exchange
Contains architectural images from ancient to modern

Web Gallery of Art
A virtual museum and searchable database of European painting and sculpture of the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque periods (1100-1850), currently containing over 13,900 reproductions.

WorldImages Kiosk (California State University)
50,000 images, is global in coverage that can be used non-profit educational purposes

 

 



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