Visual Resources Center
The Visual Resources Center is housed in the Department of Art and Art History and staffed by a Visual Resources Librarian. The librarian is available by appointment for research consultations with students and faculty. Images are accessible to all students across campus, regardless of discipline.
The center maintains an online image guide to provide information for searching, sharing, presenting and managing images.
Boatwright Memorial Library subscribes to ARTstor, a database containing more than one million images for both teaching and learning purposes. Local collections (15,000 images digitized to meet local teaching needs) are also delivered in ARTstor and can searched with the other collections. These collections can also be browsed individually by navigating to the database, then clicking the “University of Richmond Teaching Image Collection” or “University of Richmond Scholar’s Resource Images” links. ARTstor is available only to the University of Richmond community. Once a log-in and password are established, images may be organized, studied and downloaded for use in presentations and term papers from either on or off-campus.
Art Subject Guide
The center’s art subject page is a helpful resource containing RSS feeds from museum podcasts and international art news.
Visual Resources Center Book Reference Collection
The Visual Resources Center maintains a database of reference books in its collection.
Visual Resources Center DVD Collection
The Visual Resources Center maintains a collection of DVDs relating to the subject and study of art. The videos are only available for use in the classroom.