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Fine Arts Library - Digital Images and Slides Collection

The Fine Arts Library Digital Images & Slides Collections (DISC) provides image resources for teaching and research. The collection documents the entire range of works of art and architecture from prehistoric to the present in the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Islamic world and includes painting, drawings, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, and architecture. Patron space includes a Digital Studio with Mac and PC workstations with software for creating, editing, presenting, and viewing digital media. 

 

Contact Information

 
(617) 495-4982
Fax:
(617) 384-9610
faviscol@fas.harvard.edu
Address:
Sackler Building Basement Level 485 Broadway Cambridge, MA 02138
 
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ABOUT

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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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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.