How Do I Find - Images & Photographs

Check these resources to find images and photographs available at UCR and beyond.

Digital Resources

  • African American Studies Center
    Comprehensive collection of scholarship focused on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture; includes articles, images, and primary sources. 
  • AP Images 
    Primary source database with millions of images from 1826 to present and more than 3,500 additional photographs are added daily.
  • Art & Architecture ePortal from Yale 
    The A&AePortal is an e-book resource that features important works of scholarship in the history of art, architecture, decorative arts, photography, and design. It includes innovative search features, zoom capabilities, an interactive online reader, plus supplemental audio and video.
  • Art & Architecture Source 
    Database of 600+ full-text journals, more than 220 full-text books, and a collection of over 63,000 images covering a broad range of related subjects, from fine, decorative and commercial art, to various areas of architecture and architectural design
  • ARTstor 
    Online resource of more than 2 million images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences
  • Grove Art Online 
    Provides access to the entire 45,000-plus articles of Grove's Dictionary of Art with constant additions of new material and updates to the text, plus more than 19,000 images
  • Images via UC Image Service 
    CDL Digital Special Collections maintains this page of 19 collections comprising over 30,100 images, as part of the UC Shared Images program. Includes collections of art, maps, photographs, cartoons, and more.
  • Index of Medieval Art from Princeton 
    Images and descriptive data related to the iconography of works of art produced between late Antiquity and the sixteenth century, including Christian art, subjects from medieval Jewish and Islamic culture, and secular art.
  • Luna Insight Collections 
    CDL Digital Special Collections maintains this page of 19 collections comprising over 30,000 images, as part of the UC Shared Images program.
  • MasterFILE Premier 
    Multidisciplinary database with full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals, 500 reference books, and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags; for images, click on the 'Images' link from the top menu.
  • National Palace Museum Online 
    The online collection of the National Palace Museum in Taipei has high-quality images of Chinese art
  • Oxford Art Online 
    Reference sources in art and art history, including the Grove Dictionary of Art and Benezit Dictionary of Artists; also includes a collection of 19,000+ images
  • The NYPL Digital Gallery 
    New York Public Library's digital collection of illuminated manuscripts, maps, vintage posters, photographs, streaming video, and more

Campus Resources