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  • Hatnote
    This site uses sounds, pitch, and color to represent changes to articles across Wikipedia.

Adding Citations to Wikipedia

Places to Start

Free Web Resources

Library Research Tools

Art-specific resources from Morris Library (note: these links will require SIU login).


Search for Books in I-Share

Search by name or movement, or locate dictionaries and encyclopedias of women artists.

Search I-Share @ Morris Library

Suggested Searches in I-Share:

Women Artists AND History

Women Artists AND Feminism and Art

Women Artists AND History and Criticism

Public Domain or Royalty-Free Images

These images are publicly available or have limited restrictions. Remember that public domain is always "to the best of our knowledge" and use images according to the restrictions described by each hosting site.

  • Wikimedia Commons
    Many images are Creative Commons licensed (you must attribute but can freely use, edit, publish), public domain, or copyrighted with few restrictions.
  • Art Images for College Teaching
    A set of public domain images curated by Minneapolis College of Art & Design students and staff.
  • Getty Search Gateway: Open Content Images
    Made available in Fall 2013, Getty Images provides the collection of more than 10,000 images from various collections. Collection was created to aid in the teaching of art art history.
  • Library of Congress: Prints & Photographs Online Catalog
    More than 1.2 million digitized images from the Library of Congress, many in the public domain.
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art's Digital Collection
    Search the collection for images that say "Open Access for Scholarly Content (OASC)". These images of items in the Met's collection are available for free download and use.
  • National Gallery of Art: NGA Images
    NGA Images is a repository of digital images of the collections of the National Gallery of Art. More than 29,000 open access digital images up to 3000 pixels each are available free of charge for download and use.
  • Rijksmuseum (Digital Collection)
    A Dutch national museum of art and art history, which has made 125,000 high-resolution images of art in its collection available for download and reuse via its Rijks Studio software. Create an account to use and download.

Archival and Primary Resource Collections

Try these websites to locate primary sources. Keep mind: most archives cannot afford to digitize their collections, so some will have lists called finding aids that describe what is in their physical archive.

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