Explore the Library's image collections 

To publish images online or in print, even for educational purposes, you will first need to determine whether an image is protected by copyright, then find out how to get copyright clearance. See the Copyright & Fair Use guidelines for more information. Use style guides to help you cite images correctly. See our Writing and Citing Guide for help on this.

  • ARTStor
    • The Artstor Digital Library is an image database featuring an unparalleled range of images from some of the world's leading museums, photo archives, scholars, and artists in one easily-navigated repository. All images are accompanied by comprehensive metadata and are rights-cleared for educational use.
    • Register for an account on the ArtStor website while on campus:
      1. Click on Register in the upper right-hand corner.
      2. Create your account using your AUD email address and a password.
      3. Enter a term in the Search box to get started.
      4. Remote Access will be reset after 120 days and you will need to refresh your registration on campus again.

  • Britannica Image Quest

Two million rights-cleared images from some 40 image collections and includes descriptions for every image.

Grove Art is a scholarly art encyclopedia, updated regularly and covering global art and architecture from prehistory to present day. Includes peer-reviewed articles contributed by over 7,000 scholars from around the world, accompanied by images, bibliographies, and links to additional resources.

 

Browse the Library's DVD collection or explore the online streaming platform

  • KANOPY
    • The collection includes a number of leading producers, such as the Criterion Collection, PBS, Kino Lorber, New Day Films, The Great Courses, California Newsreel and hundreds more.
      • Share films, create clips or teaching playlists, and embed them into the course system.
      • Create an account in order to create playlists for teaching or your assignments. 
  • Search for video recordings available on our different databases using our Discovery Platform

See our Copyright & Fair Use Guidelines for information on viewing and using these resources.

 

The Library subscribes to primary source repositories

Includes primary, unpublished archival documents. Presents topically-focused digital collections of historical documents that support the research and study needs of scholars and students at college and university level.

Explore the many primary source collections available on the Web