Friday, September 13, 2013

Getty Search Gateway with Open Content Images

The Getty Search Gateway is an excellent umbrella tool for searching the following Getty resources for paintings, photographs, drawings, sculpture, manuscripts, and much more:
  • J. Paul Getty Museum Collection Database
  • Getty Research Institute Research Library Catalog 
  • Getty Research Institute Collections Inventories and Finding Aids 
  • Getty Research Institute Digital Collections 
Read more about these resources here.

The Getty Search Gateway also includes high resolution open content images that you are free to download and use like this one below. From the home page you can go directly to an open content image search.

Pietro Paolini [Italian (Lucchese), 1603 - 1681], Achilles among the Daughters of Lycomedes, about 1625 - 1630, oil on canvas, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Finding Images Workshop 9/5/13

Need to find quality images for your presentations or papers? Come to the Finding Images workshop to learn how use the library’s databases and books to find high quality images in all different subject areas including art, advertising, journalism, popular culture and more. Presentation tips and tech tools will be also be briefly covered.
The Finding Images workshop is , September 5, 2013,  in Alkek 101 from 3-4:20pm.