Finding Images on the Web

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Image Archives/Image Collections/Imagebases (Selections)

These are databases of images related by subject, theme, location (museum, gallery), etc. Most imagebases let you search using keywords and also let you browse by subject. They generally provide high quality images and descriptive texts.

? indicates a useful site that sometimes is unavailable or includes many broken links.

How to find them:
  1. Search Engines
  1. Professional Literature
  1. List-servs
  1. Guides
  1. Directories: General

  1. Current Awareness Services
  1. Metasites: Images
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Page by Ruth S. Thomas, Art/Art History Bibliographer (617) 353-3714
Updated February 2003