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Finding Images in Architecture, Art & Design: Finding Images in Art and Design

This guide will help to find, use and cite images for research and study in architecture, art and design.

Find Images in Books and Print Journals

Reproductions of paintings, sculptures, graphics, and works of decorative art and design can be found in encyclopedias, monographs, exhibition catalogs, or works discussing particular subjects. To locate these books, search the library's online catalog


To locate images in print journals search Art Source, and Avery Index. You can check if the library has what you're looking for by using the journal locator.




Find Images Using Databases at NYIT

The following resources are available by subscription and can be accessed on campus and from home with a valid NYIT username and password.

Spotlight on ARTstor

ARTstor is one of our library's subscription databases and provides collections of art & architecture images and associated data. 
It contains more than one million images of the highest quality that encompass architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, and design as well as many other forms of visual culture!

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