ARTstor - subscription to images in arts, architecture, humanitie & sciences.
Galleries and Collections
Courtauld Gallery Collection
Illustrated Newspaper Supplements Library of Congress on Flickr.
Deconstructing Installation Art 1986-2006 - an online book by Graham Coulter-Smith
Art of the Photogravure
|Film Archives & Collections
American Experience - 250 films from PBS.Watch full films online, download teacher’s guides, behind the scenes and more
American Film Institute Louis B. Mayer Library - The only national arts organization devoted to film, television and video.
American Memory Project - developed by the Library of Congress, searchable database includes motion picture collections, such as the Edison Companies and Early Animated Films and films on special topics
Archive.org: Public domain films online - digital movies uploaded by Archive users ranging from classic full-length films, to daily alternative news broadcasts, to cartoons and concerts.
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive - Soviet silent and Eastern European cinema, international animation, American experimental cinema, video art of the '70s, and Japanese cinema
Bibliothèque du Film - documents on movies in France.
Bibliothèque nationale de France's archives & film centers worldwide
Black Film Center/Archive - historic and contemporary Hollywood and independent films; black & white and color, silent and sound; features, documentaries, dramatic and musical shorts, comedy shorts, newsreels and animations
British Film Council - links to libraries and archives from the UK
British Film Institute - includes highly extensive archives of materials by the UK natioanl agency from around the world.
FIAF Int'l Index to Film/TV - content silent-era films mainly before 1929.
Film Archives Online - free access to catalogue information of European film archives on non-fiction documentary,newsreels, advertising, animation
Filmakers Library Online - documentaries: race and gender studies, human rights, globalization, multiculturalism, health, political science, current events, arts, literature, and more.
Federation of Commercial Audiovisual Libraries Int'lrepresenting film/audiovisual libraries, professional film researchers, producers and others working in the industry. Assistance in finding footage and facilities.
George Eastman House Int'l Museum of Photography & Film collects and interprets images, films, literature, and equipment in the disciplines of photography and motion pictures
Getty Images Film Collections - Rights-managed image bank of film, archive films & Universal Studios. Several royalty-free collections, purchase royalty-free & rights-protected brands.
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting & Recorded Sound Reading Room - is responsible for the acquisition, cataloging and preservation of the motion picture and television collections;
Moving History: public UK film & television archives
Moving Images Archive - openly accessible site to movies, films, and videos from classic full-length films, to daily alternative news broadcasts, to cartoons and concerts. Many videos are available for free download.
Museum of Modern Art: Film & Media Collectionst has strongest international film collection in the US, including original negatives of the Biograph and Edison companies & world's largest collection of D.W. Griffith films.
Public Domain Films - from the Library of Congress' Motion Picture & Television Reading Room
Steven Spielberg Jewish Film Archive - The Spielberg Archive is the world's largest collection of Jewish/Israeli documentary material.
UCLA Film & Television Archive - materials dating back to 1890s, and it includes one of the largest repositories of television
University of Chicago Film Studies Center - Facility dedicated to teaching and study of motion pictures & related media at University of Chicago.
Wisconsin Center for Film & Theater Research - collections from 1930-1960 on playwrights, television and motion picture writers, producers, actors, designers, directors and production companies. pictures, television shows and videotapes, still photographs and promotional graphics, and sound recordings.
Visual Communication and Design
Art encyclopedias and article databases
ARTbibliographies Modern (ABM)
Artcyclopedia - search Artists by name; Artworks by Title, Art Museums or Art Movement
Art Full Text and Art Retrospective - Search both art databases through the Hesburgh Library proxy.
before you begin your search, select 'Choose Databases' and click both database boxes and 'OK'
Art Source through EBSCO Host
JSTOR - subscription includes Burlington Magazine - In the box entitled “Search This Journal,” type in artist name, artwork, or any topic. From results page, check off search "within these results,” and click on “images in JSTOR.”
New Media Encyclopedia - artists & work, chronological landmarks, general bibliography
Oxford Art Online - subscription access to digital images, biographies, articles, subject entries, tools and resources, based on the 34-volume Dictionary of Art, located in the Visual Resources Center