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Interdisciplinary guide to key educational image resources

Taylor Family Digital Library

Visual & Performing Arts (VP Arts)
TFDL 3rd floor

  • Service desk for Images and Video
  • Selected slide collection
  • Slide and video viewing and sound recording listening facilities

TFDL Learning Commons

  • Service Desk - 1st floor
    • Integrated reference and circulation services
    • For research assistance of a general nature
    • LCR staff
  • Tech Support - 2nd floor
    • IT staff

Centre for Arts & Culture
TFDL 5th floor

Nickle Galleries
TFDL 1st Floor - Opening October 5, 2012

Other Collections to Note:

The Founders' Gallery at The Military Museums
Current Exhibitions
4520 Crowchild Trail SW, Calgary

About the Image Collections and Services Guide

The Library now provides access to over 1 million high-resolution digital images with educational rights.

This guide is intended to help faculty and students get started finding and using images for their teaching, learning and research - in many subject areas including but not limited to art history, architecture and design, Greek and Roman studies, area studies, religious studies, material culture, costume design, and history. 

  • Searching for digital images in the Image Catalogue and/or ARTstor 
  • Creating a presentation in ARTstor
  • Using PowerPoint and/or ARTstor's Offline Image Viewer (OIV)

Appointments recommended for extended assistance on setting up image presentations for classroom instruction. 

ARTstor/Image contacts:

  • Marilyn Nasserden, Music and Art Librarian, Centre for Arts & Culture, TFDL 510H (403) 220-3795
  • Linda Fraser, Architecture Archivist/Librarian, Centre for Arts & Culture, TFDL 530B (403) 220-7662
  • Cindy Murrell (403) 220-5971 or Janine Gittens (403) 220-3087, Visual & Performing Arts, TFDL 330

Contact your Subject Librarian/Liaison for classroom instruction and subject-specific assistance.

Recommend an Item for Purchase

Recommend an Item for Purchase
Students, faculty and staff can recommend a book, DVD, CD, digital image or other item for purchase.

Donate to the Library

Donations of digital images with perpetual educational use permissions, books, exhibition catalogues, Canadian artist/architect ephemera, DVDs, CDs, music scores, and, of course, monetary donations are welcome!

Donated material must be in good condition and normally must not duplicate materials already held by LCR.

For further information, contact Molly Taylor, Gifts Coordinator, Collections, MLB425B, Libraries and Cultural Resources; phone: (403) 220-3797.