Art & Architecture Image Collections


The Roger Williams University Image Collection contains images for use by faculty and students for educational purposes. Managed by Digital Services at the RWU Libraries, the collection is made available through ARTStor.  While the collection is exceptionally strong in the documentation of art and architectural history, Digital Services serves all of Roger Williams University and welcomes image requests from all departments. Items in the collection include:

The Rhode Island Architecture Collection includes roughly 1,500 unique photographs of Rhode Island architecture, landscape and culture. Featuring work by Roger Williams University Library’s staff and affiliated photographers, the Rhode Island Architecture Collection may be used by Roger William University faculty, staff and students for educational purposes. Items in the collection include unique, original photography of Rhode Island architecture, landscape and culture.


ARTStor provides curated collections of art images and associated metadata for noncommercial and scholarly, non-profit educational use. ARTStor's "primary goals are to assemble image collections from across many cultures and eras in support of educational and scholarly activities, and to work with the arts and educational communities to develop collective solutions to the challenges of working in a digital environment." RWU Libraries provides access to ARTStor for anyone with a email.  Register for an account on campus in order to access site off campus.


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