In the library, works about visual art are classified mainly in the 700s.
- Art & art history resources on JSTOR (database of research publications)
- The aptly named Mother of All Art and Art History Links website, curated by the University of Michigan School of Art and Design, is an exhaustive collection of links to all things art.
- Red Studio by MoMA “explores issues and questions raised by teens about modern art, today’s working artists, and what goes on behind the scenes at a museum”. [by the Museum of Modern Art, New York].
- Hosted by the Tate (London), Tate Collectives “is a space for young creatives to discover, share and discuss art.”
- The Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA), hosted by the Getty and freely accessible, provides citations to art-related publications published between 1975 and 2007.
- The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York) publishes art historical timelines.
- Discover and search the collections of the British Museum (London).
- Read stories of artists “inspired by the collection” of the UK’s National Gallery (London).
- Ceramics Today is a collection of articles, images and resources about everything to do with ceramics around the world.
- Tips & techniques around art material and techniques from a UK vendor of art supplies.
- Getty Search Gateway provides access to resources in many of the the Getty’s collections, including open content images which are free to download under the Getty’s Open Content Program.
- Morguefile provides access to free photographs and images, which are downloadable, printable and non-watermarked.
- Developed in collaboration with museums worldwide, Google’s Art Project provides access to high-quality images of artwork.
- Art Crimes – The Writing on the Wall collects graffiti art from around the world.
- Online collections of digitized primary sources such as maps, manuscripts and photographs.
Free online art books
- Free art catalogs from the Metropolitan Museum of Art
- Free art books and catalogs from the Guggenheim