Researching for images can require different search strategies than searching for text items. The following research guide published by the University of Washington provides tips and tricks for your search.
This searchable database encompasses over 1 million images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences. Images can be used for presentations through the use of internal software. Contributors to the collection, to name a few, are museums, institutions, photographers, scholars, and libraries. (ARTstor – Direct) Remote Access with University Network Account Video Tutorial
Art Source contains over 640 full-text journals covering all areas of art and architecture, including art history, archaeology, costume design, industrial design, photography, pottery, textiles, and more. The database includes research articles, podcasts from leading museums, a collection of more than 100,000 images, and art-reproduction records. (EBSCO - Direct)
A comprehensive multimedia collection of primary sources on the study of archaic and classical Greece to 146 BC is found in the Perseus Digital Project. It contains documentation, with sketches and photographs; and covers archaeology, art, history, and literature. (Tufts University) Free Web Access
The Encyclopaedia Britannica is the largest, most authoritative encyclopedia in the world. Its broad scope includes statistics, classics, definitions, articles in journals, and maps. Many entries have images too. (Britannica - Direct)
The Humanities with Full Text includes feature articles, interviews, obituaries and original works of fiction, drama and poetry in all fields of the humanities from art, classical studies, and film to journalism. (EBSCO/Wilson – TexShare) Remote Access with University Network Account
Academic Search Complete is an excellent place to start research for many assignments. In this database, you will find many academic articles in a wide variety of subject areas, including arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. VideoTutorial
JSTOR is a database with many full-text articles in a variety of subject areas taught at UD. It can be especially helpful for literature, philosophy, history, and religion but for other subject areas as well. However, all JSTOR articles are at least three years old, and often older, so it is not the best place to find the most current research. Video Tutorial