Useful Websites

Visual Arts Data Service - the online resource for visual arts.

Resources for Visual Arts and Architecture - a selection of some of the best web resources for visual arts and architecture put together by the Templeman library.

Image sites - a selection of some of the best image sites available for visual arts.

Google Art Project - Explore museums from around the world, discover and view hundreds of artworks at incredible zoom levels, and even create and share your own collection of masterpieces.

Museums and Galleries - list of museums and galleries in and around London.

Subject Gateways

Gateways give structured access to sites which are connected by type or subject area and can significantly reduce your time searching the internet. They are usually assessed for academic validity so are a useful starting point for your research. Gateways usually contain links to other library catalogues, pages and links to relevant associations and societies, mailing lists and sites containing raw data or substantive material.

Some useful gateways for Fine Art:

BUBL: the Arts

BUBL: Architecture


BUBL: Folklore

BUBL: Theatre

Intute Visual Arts

Online tutorials for internet skills

Useful, short tutorials if you want to brush up or develop your internet information searching skills in a particular subject area:

Internet for Architecture

Internet for Art and Design

Internet for Communications, Media and Culture

Internet for Performing Arts

Internet for the Visual Arts

Internet Detective

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