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Art Research

How to Find Images in OneSearch

OneSearch offers a variety of ways to find images available to the Queens College Community. 

Basic Search

  1. Go to the library webpage (
  2. Go to the search box located near the top of the page.
  3. Enter your search term or keyword into the search box and press SEARCH.
  4. Your search results will include resource from across the QC Library's physical and online holdings.
  5. Narrow your results to only include images by choosing RESOURCE TYPE and selecting IMAGES.

Advanced Search

  1. Go to the library webpage (
  2. Use the link ADVANCED SEARCH below the search box.
  3.  Enter your search term or keyword into the search box 
  4. under MATERIAL TYPE on the right side of the page select IMAGES and press search.

Digital Image Collections

High quality images may be found from a variety of online sources. The Queens College library maintains subscriptions to Artstor and Jstor, which offer a numerous images and reproductions of artworks. In addition, there are a number of open access image resources with searchable databases, offering a plethora of images during the research process. 

Below, is a selection of image databases.

Images in Books & Periodicals

High quality images may also be found in books and periodicals from the library's physical collection. Images obtained from books may be scanned for future use in research papers and presentations. 

Library scanners are available on levels 2 and 3 of the Benjamin S. Rosenthal building.