Visual Resource Library

Visual Resource Library
Department of Visual Studies
Resources for Teaching and Research

Contact Visual Resource and Liaison Librarian

Harriet Sonne de Torrens
Room 3021, Visual Resource and Liaison Librarian
(Art History, Cinema, Visual Studies, Indigenous Art)
UTM Library & DVS, UTM


Digital Humanities Project:

Image Research Guides:

Free Images: Creative Commons and Public Domain
Images and Visual Resource Collections
Image Collections for Sciences and Social Sciences

The Visual Resources Librarian in the Department of Visual Studies provides the following teaching services and assistance to students and faculty:

  • Digital imaging, scanning
  • Image sourcing
  • Image Tutorials:
    • University of Toronto Image Collection (JStor Forum). More details to follow.
    • Using images for teaching and publishing
    • Creating digital carousels for teaching and assignments (JStor platform)
  • Library and Research Tutorials:
    • Library resources for locating materials for art history, cinema, visual studies, indigenous art assignments and papers
    • Research Assistance
  • Research Guides for Courses or Special Topics:
    • Does your course need a specific guide to help your students locate resources in the UTL collections? Contact the Visual Resource Librarian.

PLEASE NOTE: FADIS is in the process of being decomissioned, and the departmental and university image collections moved to JSTOR Forum. More details to follow.

Research Guides: