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Image Resources: Museum & Library Collections

Access digital image collections that have been organized according to subject as well as information about how to use images in your work and guidelines for formatting proper image citations.

Museum and Library Art Image Collections

In the list below, you will find links to the online image collections of museums and libraries.  While some of these cultural institutions have particularly strong holdings in Western visual art, others (such as the Penn and Peabody Museums) have extensive anthropological and/or archaeological collections.  Keep in mind that museums often have strict guidelines for your use of images; be sure to read the Terms and Conditions of use provided on individual websites.  

Explore Museums Online

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