- Wheaton Owned/Licensed Collections
(Use your w-number/e-mail password - on and off campus)
Wheaton's installation of the Madison Digital Image Database houses our digitized slide collection of Art History images.
(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.
Slide Library Collection
In addition to the digitized images available through MDID, the Slide Library (located in room 138 of the Watson Fine Arts Building - open Monday-Friday from 8am-4pm) houses approximately 75,000 35mm slides and 25,000 lantern slides.
Wallace Library Fine Arts Collection
The 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
The 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.
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.