Over 1.6 million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences with an accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research. Images are obtained from outstanding international museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists.
Fairfield University History Online is an database of online archival material reflecting the origins and development of Fairfield University. Includes yearbooks, campus newspapers, university magazines, posters, photographs, reports, special collections, and oral history videos/transcripts. Updated continuously.
Library Databases with Images as Secondary Content
The databases listed below contain images along with other content, such as articles. Databases that allow you to filter your results for images are designated.
Contains both scholarly and general interest journals and reference sources, with extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature, and other subjects. Includes peer-reviewed, full-text articles, with podcasts, video, and news transcripts.
Allows instant access to the texts of the Cambridge Histories series. Subjects include American and British history, economics, science, linguistics and literary studies, music, philosophy, political and religious studies, and performing arts.
Reporting and analysis of domestic and international issues in the news, including health, social trends, criminal justice, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Reports include background and chronology; tables and maps; and a pro-con debate.
DigitalCommons@Fairfield, an institutional repository service of the DiMenna-Nyselius Library, offers open access to the collected scholarship and creative works of Fairfield University faculty, students and staff. The purpose of this repository is to increase the visibility of the University's scholarship, maximize its research impact, and provide worldwide access in order to further the University mission of expanding knowledge, deepening human understanding, and sharing expertise.
A collection of full-text periodicals, reference works, primary documents, and scholarly analysis that covers the most-studied events and issues in U.S. history. Contains image galleries of seals, maps, and flags; video and audio from NBC, NPR and other reliable sources; and opposing viewpoint essays.
A collection of full-text periodicals, reference works, primary documents, and scholarly analysis that covers over 5,000 years of world history from antiquity to the present. Contains historical maps, atlases, and other images; video and audio selections from archival newsreels to NPR; and opposing viewpoint essays.
This database supports inquiry into today’s most significant issues and problems, including cyber bullying, bioterrorism, gun violence, abortion, identity theft, smoking, world poverty, transgender rights, performance enhancing drugs, and many other topics. Includes historical background and contemporary perspectives from a variety of primary and secondary sources, as well as images, audio, and video.
Brings together a complete full-text archive of National Geographic magazine (from its initial publication in 1888), along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos.
Provides full text and full image with digital reproductions of every page and every issue in PDF format. In addition to news stories, this database includes editorials, letters to the editor, obituaries, birth and marriage announcements, photos, and advertisements.
Database of digitized primary sources from the nineteenth century, curated by an international team of scholars and culled from the collections of the National Archives, the Library of Congress, the British Library, and other major repositories. Contains photographs, books, manuscripts, maps, letters, government documents, journals, and newspapers.
Collections available include: Asia and the West : diplomacy and cultural exchange -- British politics and society -- British theatre, music, and literature : high and popular culture -- Children's Literature and Childhood -- European literature 1790-1840 : the Corvey collection -- Europe and Africa : Commerce, Christianity, Civilization, and Conquest -- Photography : the world through the lens -- Religion, Spirituality, Reform, and Society -- Science, technology, and medicine : 1780-1925 -- Women : transnational networks.
Integrates a number of encyclopedias and reference works including Grove Art Online, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.
Contains information on popular culture in America, both past and present. Covers a wide variety of topics such as consumer culture, fashion, entertainment and performance arts, the visual arts, food and drink, recreation and leisure, technology, and sports. Includes cultural overview essays broken down by decade and provides images, maps, and videos.
Science in Context contains articles from full text academic journals, science-related magazines and newspapers, multimedia records including pictures, and illustrations. A wide variety of subjects are covered, including earth science and life science, to space, technology, mathematics and science history and biography. Contains audio and video clips and images. Updated: Regularly.
Science Database contains full text and citations in general science. Subjects include: Physics, Engineering, Astronomy, Biology, Earth Science, and Chemistry. Includes: charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos, and other graphical elements. Contains images. Coverage: 1986 - Present. Updated: Regularly.