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Fine Arts (Collections, Indexes, Encyclopedias, Visual Collections):
Posted: Aug 30, 2010
- Art Libraries Society of North America An professional association whose members include architecture and art librarians, visual resources professionals, artists, curators, educators, publishers, and others interested in visual arts information.
- Art on the Net
- Courtauld Institute Art and Architecture Project
- Grove Dictionary of Art Online Comprehensive electronic art reference work covering all forms of the visual arts:painting, sculpture, architecture, graphic and decorative arts, and photography,from prehistory to the 1990’s. It's also contains links to on-line color images and important image sites.
- Saskia Ltd. Cultural Documentation Saskia Ltd. Cultural Documentation provides high quality digital images of works of art for scholarly study and research. Rensselaer Libraries has licensed approximately 3400 images from Saskia that are mounted on our campus-wide network and are for use by the Rensselaer community.
- The SILS Art Image Browser (Sch. of Information & Library Studies; Univ of Michigan)
- Virtual Library Museums Page
- 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.
- Visual Resources Association An association of image management professionals working in educational and cultural fields such as libraries, academic departments, museums, historical societies, etc.
- World Art Treasures
See also Digital Librarian: A Librarian's choice of the best of the web in subjects such as architecture, art and images.
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