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Fine Arts Library - Digital Images and Slides Collection

Due to upcoming renovations to the Sackler Building, Fine Arts Library - Digital Images and Slides Collection (DISC) is moving temporarily to Lamont Library for 18 months. The last full day of operation at Sackler will be Wednesday, May 3, 2017.  DISC will re-open at Lamont on Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Photographic services and access to the slide collection will continue to be available by appointment only. Please email faviscol@fas.harvard.edu or contact DISC staff directly to schedule an appointment.

 

Contact Information

 
(617) 495-4982
Fax:
(617) 384-9610
faviscol@fas.harvard.edu
Address:
Sackler Building Basement Level 485 Broadway Cambridge, MA 02138 (Until 5/3/17)
 
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HOURS OF OPERATION

 
Fine Arts Library - Digital Images and Slides Collection 2992 View Hours by Month
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ABOUT

 

Collections include over 475,000 digital images available in VIAHOLLIS+, and ARTstor, as well as approximately 500,000 historic glass lantern slides and 35mm color slides. 

Collections include over 475,000 digital images available in VIAHOLLIS+, and ARTstor, as well as approximately 500,000 historic glass lantern slides and 35mm color slides. 

Collections include over 475,000 digital images available in VIAHOLLIS+, and ARTstor, as well as approximately 500,000 historic glass lantern slides and 35mm color slides. 

Collections include over 475,000 digital images available in VIAHOLLIS+, and ARTstor, as well as approximately 500,000 historic glass lantern slides and 35mm color slides. 

Collections include over 475,000 digital images available in VIAHOLLIS+, and ARTstor, as well as approximately 500,000 historic glass lantern slides and 35mm color slides. 

Collections include over 475,000 digital images available in VIAHOLLIS+, and ARTstor, as well as approximately 500,000 historic glass lantern slides and 35mm color slides. 

 

Collections

 

Overview

At present, collections number over 750,000 images in both 35mm and lantern slide formats. Of these, approximately 475,000 images are available in digital format including all collections added since 2001. See the Collections Overview page.

Digital Studio

In addition to image collections, FAL DISC has an international collection of DVDs and CDs covering arts topics and research.  A Digital Studio is also available for viewing all digital formats and creating multi-media projects.

 
 

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VISITOR POLICIES

 
 
 

ACCESSIBILITY

 
  • Enter the building via the ramp to the right of the main entrance of Sackler building. Take the elevator to the basement level and follow signs to the collection. Accesible restrooms are available. For more information or to arrange for assistance in advance contact FAL DISC Access Services: Email or 617-495-4982.