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Collections Description
American Memory from the Library of Congress Over 9 million items that document United States history and culture, including still and moving images, prints, posters, pamphlets, etc.
ARTstor Over one million images in the arts, humanities, & sciences. To download images, users must register. To register one must be on campus and then select ‘register for more features’ located in top right hand corner of ARTstor screen. Once registered, you can access ARTstor from off-campus by logging in to your account for 120 days (this does not require using the VPN). To reset the 120 day clock, log in to your ARTstor account from an on-campus computer.
CAMIO 95,000 images of works of art dating from 3000 B.C. to the present.
Images from the History of Medicine Access to nearly 70,000 images in the collections of the History of Medicine Division (HMD) of the U.S National Library of Medicine.
Luna Insight Collections Specialized collections include historical maps, architecture, Americana, bookplates, fashion plates, and others.
NYPL Digital Gallery Illuminated manuscripts, maps, vintage posters, photographs, and more from the New York Public Library
Calisphere Images, documents, and primary sources from UC campuses and more than 100 cultural heritage organizations
MOAC (Museums in the Online Archive of California) Images from 7 California museums and libraries
National Palace Museum of Taipei Chinese ceramics, paintings, bronzes, jewelry, costumes, and books
Visual Resources Collection
History of Art Department
University of California, Riverside
Arts Building, Room 328
(951) 827-4628
Collection  includes 150,000 slides and 25,000 digital images on Photo-CD. Areas covered include Western architecture, sculpture, and painting from prehistoric times to the present and East Asian painting and archaeology
Photographs Description
Accunet/AP Multimedia Archive Associated Press archives which includes over 2 million photographs dating back to 1844
Prints and Photographs Online Catalog from the Library of Congress 1 million images including specialized collections on African-Americans, Japanese-American Internment, the Civil War, as well as architecture, posters, and fine prints
Maps Description
Columbia Gazetteer of the World Online via Columbia University Press
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection Over 11,000 images of 18th and 19th century maps, globes, atlases, maritime charts of North and South America
Japanese Historical Maps Early maps of Japan and the world
NYPL Digital Gallery New York Public Library's collection of illuminated manuscripts, maps, vintage posters, and photographs
Perry-Castañeda Library - University of Texas The Perry-Castañeda Library offers public domain electronic maps to view or print. Maps are sorted into the following categories: World, Africa, Americas, Asia, Australia/Pacific, Europe, Middle East, Polar/Oceans, Russia/Republics, U.S., Texas, Historical, Thematic. There are also links to other map sites.
National Geologic Map Database (NGMD) U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) USGS is a science organization dedicated to the timely, relevant, and impartial study of the landscape, our natural resources, and the natural hazards that threaten us. This is a searchable catalog of paper and digital geologic maps for the United States.
California Historic Topographic Map Collection - California State University, Chico Historic topographic maps from the late 1800's to the early 1900's. Scales of the maps range from 1:24,000 (7.5 minute) to 1:125,000 (30 minute).
Alquist-Priolo Earthquake Fault Zones of California Digital images of official Alquist-Priolo maps of California earthquake fault zones. Maps are current as of March 1, 2000.

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