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Interdisciplinary collections, search engines, and portals:
Posted: Aug 24, 2011
- Digital Images Collections Guide (University of Minnesota Libraries)
- Flickr This extremely popular online photo management and sharing application is also useful for searching and identifying images.
- Google Image Search Enter search keywords in the "Image Search" box to find images using Google's search technology.
- The Library of Congress: American Memory: Historical Collections for the National Digital Library "American Memory is a gateway to rich primary source materials relating to the histoy and culture of the United States. The site offers more than 7 million items from more than 100 historical collections."
- Visual Collections "The Visual Collections site from Cartography Associates contains dozens of digital image collections from Museums, Universities and private collections throughout the world." Their mission is to encourage the development of future visual collections and to facilitate worldwide distribution of these to both scholars and the general public.
- The WorldImages Database "The WorldImages database contains almost 50,000 images, is global in coverage and is not limited to art. WorldImages is accessible anywhere and its images can be freely used for non-profit educational purposes."
indicates those databases restricted to Rensselaer users.