The Audio Visual library holds a large collection of pictures and posters which are an important teaching resource. Search the Catalogue. Under Collections select “Audio visual materials”
In addition the following online databases you can search for images for projects and research:
Academic Search Premier - Search in the usual way. When you get your results go to the right-hand side panel and find ‘Related Images’ and click on ‘Find More’
Bridgeman Education - offering over 530,000 digital images of art, history and culture from global museums, galleries, private collections and contemporary artists all copyright cleared for educational use.
Encyclopaedia Britannica - Search in the usual way. When you get your results click on ‘Media’ on left-hand side panel.
JSTOR - Search in the usual way. When you get your results click on the tab ‘Images in JSTOR’
Oxford Art Online /Grove Art Online
Oxford Reference Online - Do search as normal. When you get your results click on tab ‘Maps & Illustrations’
AICT - Art images for college teachers.
Artcyclopedia - Indexes online art gallery collections worldwide. Access to works of art by over 9000 artists.
EduPic Graphical Resources - A teacher designed free image resource for educators and their students
Flickr: The Commons
LIFE photo archive
National Library of Ireland Digital Photography
Includes collections such as the Lawrence Collection (17,000 topographical images of Ireland, 1870-1914) and the Poole Collection (5,000 images of south east Ireland, 1884-1954).
Stock.xchng - Over 250,000 photographs
VADS - Online resources for visual arts
Wikimedia Commons - a free media file repository