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Graphic Design & Visual Arts

Visual media

Camera lens

Visual materials include images, photographs, videos, films, paintings, and more. Such materials may act as sources of inspiration for your own work, help you understand theoretical models, or even increase the strength of your arguments, when properly used in a paper. Finding high-quality visuals that are not subject to copyright laws may be difficult, especially when using Google. This is why it is better to search for them in library resources or specialized online collections from institutions, such as the ones listed below.


Library image collection

Search the following library database for high-quality images, photographs, designs, and more. When using images from Artstor, make sure you abide by the Artstor terms and conditions of use . For information on how to access the database from off-campus, you may consult our off-campus access page.


Library streaming video collection

Search the following database for documentaries, interviews, press conferences, and other videos from international broadcasting services, publishing companies, and other organizations. For information on how to access the database from off-campus, you may consult our off-campus access page.