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ARTH 4309: Gender and Visual Representation: Images & Media

Art & Design Image Databases

This is a list of image database related to art and design, BUT if you need other types of images there are many more on the Image Databases page.

Finding Images in Image Databases and Books

You can see a list of all the library's image databases from the "By Type" drop down menu on the Research Databases page. Or use the list to the left here.

You can also check the library catalog for art books with images. Just use the keyword for the type of image you want and an abbreviation like ill or illus for illustration. Example: birds and ill or type in birds and illus. Other words for finding images that you can use in catalog searches are pictoral works, illustration, or "___ in art", for example "flowers in art".

We do own the Illustration Index, Sculpture Index, and Havlice's World Painting Index (tells you what book has a reproduction or illustration of known works by known artists) and Martha Moss's Photography Books Index, volumes I and II, a subject guide to photo anthologies. If you do a keyword search under “catalogue raisonne” you will get all the books of the complete works (catalogue raisonne) of particular artists.

For visual communication, “mass communication,” “advertising,” and “marketing” are subject headings that can have image books. For example, if you do a keyword search using "advertising and annual” you will see all the titles we have that are advertising awarded images and campaigns (Annual Clio, National Addy, Graphis, Art Director's Annual, Photo Annual, Major marketing campaigns annual). If you look under the subject heading “Advertising Campaign – Periodicals”, you will see others.

Streaming Media

The library has access to large amounts of streaming media, including videos on art history, aesthetics, architecture, and many other art related topics. We also have streaming audio databases too.

See all Films & Media Collections

Contains Art & Architecture videos that you can make clips from for embeding into presentations

 

 

Introduction to Using Artstor

Online Feminist Resources

n.paradoxa has just launched a MOOC (a mass open online course) on contemporary art (post-1970) and feminism.

The site is:-   http://nparadoxa.com

femtechnet define this model of learning as a DOCC (rather than a MOOC) because the documents link to many resources online and the lessons are designed to be read anytime at the user's own pace.  (A DOCC= Distributed Open Collaborative Course - a feminist retooling of the popular genre of networked learning called MOOCs).

N. paradoxa. print journal