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Research Resources: Visual Resources

Finding Images on the Web

Finding Images on the Web: An Annotated Guide to Multidisciplinary Resources includes Franklin & Marshall's subscription image databases, as well as an extensive curated list--organized by discipline--of other excellent resources. Suggestions for additions to the guide are welcome; please email Louise Kulp.

Visual Resources in Scholars Square

Visual resources are represented in several collections in Scholars Square, Franklin & Marshall's institutional repository of the intellectual and creative output of the college. Click on "Enter the Square" from the link above and look for images within the College Library and Phillips Museum of Art sections, among others.


ARTstor ARTstor is a nonprofit digital library of more than one million images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences with a suite of software tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes. Access is restricted to current Franklin & Marshall students, faculty, and staff.

Slide Library

Franklin & Marshall's Slide Library, housed in the Department of Art and Art History, is a teaching collection of more than 100,000 35mm slides. Holdings represent world art, architecture, decorative art, and material culture, prehistory to contemporary. Please contact Mike Horn for more information.

Visual Resources Staff:

Louise Kulp, Visual Resources Librarian, or 717-291-4242
Mike Horn, Visual Resources Assistant, or 717-358-4861

Updated June 2010, L. Kulp

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