Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Wallace Library


Finding Images

    • Wheaton Owned/Licensed Collections
      (No login needed from on-campus; free registration for advanced features)Wheaton licenses ARTstor, a digital library of nearly one million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences.

      Oxford Art Online
      (No login needed from on-campus)

      Encyclopedic coverage of art, archaeology, architecture, design and film. Includes many internal and links to external images.

      Wallace Library Fine Arts Collection
      First MezzanineThe first and second mezzanine levels of Wallace Library are devoted to Fine Arts materials, many of which are filled with images. Search the collection using HELIN.

      Archives & Special Collections
      Eliza Baylies WheatonThe Marion B. Gebbie Archives & Special Collections (located in Wallace Library - open Monday-Friday from 8:30am-4:30pm and by appt.) houses thousands of historical images including a great many related to the history of Wheaton College.

Access, descriptions, and help guides for the numerous sources of images that Wheaton owns and licenses.

    • Public Domain & Creative Commons Images
      Creative Commons Search
      Search multiple sources of creative commons licensed material directly from the creative commons site.Wikimedia Commons
      An excellent site devoted to public domain and creative commons licensed images.Flickr Creative Commons
      Searches the popular image sharing site for images licensed explicitly as available for reuse.Getty Images
      Stock commercial photos and images. Their new (as of March 2014) embed tool lets you freely use thousands of images on web sites, blogs, and social media.

      Library of Congress - Prints and Photographs
      Contains catalog records and digital images representing a cross-section of pictures held by the Prints & Photographs Division of the LOC. Many are in the public domain.

      NYPL Digital Gallery
      Hundreds of thousands of digital images of historical materials from the New York Public Library. Images may be freely downloaded for research and personal purposes.

A few of the better sources for finding public domain and creative commons images, which are explicitly available for use and reuse.

Need Help with Images?

Contact: A research liaison

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