9: An Annotated List of Reference Websites
Libraries: Arts, Fine and Decorative
New York Public Library’s Digital Gallery
New York Public Library’s Digital Gallery contains a number of digital projects representing visual and literary holdings of NYPL. Some of the materials included online are: posters, prints, photographs, atlases, decorative arts, book arts, illuminated manuscripts, and "The Picture Collection of New York Public Library."
Online directory of libraries that provides links to
library websites and online public access catalogs of libraries
around the world.
Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS)
ARLIS/NA is a "dynamic organization of over 1,000 individuals devoted
to fostering excellence in art librarianship and visual resources
Independent Research Libraries Association
Organization of independent research libraries which includes the
Getty Research Library and the Winterthur Museum Library.
Directory of Art Libraries
From the International Federation of Library
Organizations (IFLA), an online directory that
allows keyword searching of nearly 3,000 libraries and library
departments with specialized holdings in art, architecture, and
The Visual Resources Association (VRA)
The Visual Resources Association is a "multi-disciplinary community
of image management professionals working in educational and cultural