4th of July, Miami Beach
Administrator Switzer welcoming Cuban refugees arriving in the Cuban Freedom flights, 1968
A member of the 1964 cheerleading squad poses with a megaphone
Photogrammar is a web-based platform for organizing, searching, and visualizing the 170,000 photographs from 1935 to 1945 created by the United States Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information (FSA-OWI).
Picking beans near Homestead, Florida. 1939. Margaret Post Wolcott, Photographer.
Art Abstracts contains citations and abstract summaries to journal articles and other resources on art, art history, architecture, photography, archaeology, city planning, film, and related subjects. The service includes links and cross-searchability to the Library's subscription to the AMICO Library.
Art Bibliographies Modern
ARTbibliographies Modern indexes journal articles and other resources on artists, art movements, art theory, art criticism and art history beginning with Impressionism in the late 19th century to present.
JSTOR provides digital versions of the backfiles of major scholarly journals. Primarily an archival collection, JSTOR does not provide access to the most recent 3-5 years of content for most titles. Bibliography of the History of Art
BHA is a bilingual bibliographical index covering European and American art from late antiquity to the present. BHA includes and extends the coverage of its two predecessor art indexes: Repertoire d'Art et d'Archeologie (RAA) from 1973 to 1989 and International Repertory of the Literature of Art (RILA) from 1975 to 1989.
International coverage of more than 1,150 leading arts and humanities journals as well as selective coverage from leading science and social sciences journals.
A commercial image database featuring hundreds of thousands of images to be licensed. It is handy for a quick image reference.
Life Photo Archive
Bi-monthly USA guide to fine art photography exhibitions, private dealers, auctions, events, and resources.
A database if freely usable media files to which anyone can contribute.
Digital Images Collections Wiki
Digital Images Collections Wiki is a resource of Free- and Fair-Use digital image collections that are available for anyone to use for personal or educational purposes.
A commercial resource featuring new and sports photography to contemporary and archival imagery.
Metropolitan Museum of Art: Timeline of Art History
A chronological, geographical, and thematic exploration of the history of art from around the world, as illustrated by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection, extending from prehistory to the present.
ARTstor consists of a repository of hundreds of thousands of digital images and related data including the tools to actively use those images and a restricted-usage environment that seeks to balance the rights of content providers with the needs and interests of content users. The ARTstor collections are comprised of contributions from museums, individual photographers, scholars, special collections at libraries, and photo archives. All images are accompanied by comprehensive metadata and are rights-cleared for educational use.
Metropolitan Museum of Art Photographic Collections
MMA searchable database contains over 300,000 records of their photographic collections
A digital image sampler and browsing resource for the vast photography holdings of George Eastman House.
The Center holds more archives and individual works by 20th-century North American photographers than any other archive the world.
A guide to over 7.5 million photographs held in libraries, museums, archives and research institutes at Harvard University. See: Fogg Art Museum â€“ Department of Photographs
Featuring over 185,000 digitized photographs from the State Library and Archives of Florida, the Florida Photographic Collection is the most complete online portrait of Florida available--one that draws its strength from family pictures, the homes of Floridians, their work, and their pastimes.
The International Center of Photography (ICP) is the worldâ€™s leading institution dedicated to the practice and understanding of photography and the reproduced image in all its forms.
The gateway to 9 million digitized items organized into 100 thematic collections from the Library of Congressâ€™s vast resources that document U.S. history and culture. Original formats include manuscripts, prints, photographs, posters, maps, sound recordings, motion pictures, books, pamphlets, and sheet music.
LOC Prints and Photographs online features nearly one million digital images taken from the Library's 50+ collections of prints and photographs. Included are images from the the National Child Labor Committee Collection, the U.S. News and World Report Magazine Photograph Collection, the Library of Congress Baseball Card Collection, and the Collection of Architecture, Design and Engineering Drawings.
Over 600,000 images digitized from illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints and photographs, illustrated books, printed ephemera, and more.
A web-based platform for organizing, searching, and visualizing the 170,000 photographs from 1935 to 1945 created by the United States Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information (FSA-OWI).
16 million letters, photographs, diaries, oral history interviews, sketches, scrapbooks, business records, and other documents that support the study of the history of the visual arts in America.
Lenman, Robin. 2005. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Encyclopedia of nineteenth-century photography
Hannavy, John. 2008: New York: Routledge.
Encyclopedia of twentieth-century photography
Warren, Lynne. 2006. New York: Routledge. The Abrams encyclopedia of photography
Govignon, Brigitte. 2004. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Publishers.
Photography and photographers to 1900 : an annotated bibliography
Sennett, Robert S. 1985. New York: Garland.
Index to American photographic collections: compiled at the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House
Eskind, Andrew H., Greg Drake, and James McQuaid. 1990. Boston, Mass: G.K. Hall.
Looking at photographs: a guide to technical terms
Baldwin, Gordon, and Martin C. Jürgens. 2009. Los Angeles, Calif: J. Paul Getty Museum.
The photograph collector's guide
Witkin, Lee D., and Barbara London. 1979. Boston: New York Graphic Society. Guide to photographic collections at the Smithsonian Institution.
Smithsonian Institution, Diane Vogt-O'Connor, and Joan Redding. 1989. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press.
Images of history: nineteenth and early twentieth century Latin American photographs as documents.
Levine, Robert M. 1989. Durham: Duke University Press.
The Focal encyclopedia of photography: digital imaging, theory and applications, history, and science.
Peres, Michael R. 2007. Amsterdam: Elsevier/Focal Press.
The Focal encyclopedia of photography.
Stroebel, Leslie D., and Richard D. Zakia. 1993. Boston: Focal Press.
The Encyclopedia of photography; the complete photographer: the comprehensive guide and reference for all photographers.
Morgan, Willard D. 1963. New York: Greystone Press.
Images must be cited like all other resourcess. Just like with text, you need to cite images, photos, graphs, charts, videos; in other words, any images you use. Image citations should include the following information: title; creator name; repository information (museum, library, or other owning institution); image source (database, website, book, postcard, vendor, etc.); and date accessed. Other useful information includes date, culture, and rights information if known. Use any citation style of your choice. To see a list of online citation tools:
Citation Styles using "The Oxford companion to the photograph"
APA (6th ed.)
Lenman, R. (2005). The Oxford companion to the photograph. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Harvard (18th ed.)
MLA (7th ed.)
Lenman, Robin. The Oxford Companion to the Photograph. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Print.
Turabian (6th ed.)
Lenman, Robin. The Oxford Companion to the Photograph. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005.