order images for LUNA
1. Orders for LUNA are limited to faculty who are building teaching
collections in LUNA.
Please contact Elisa Lanzi, Director, Imaging Center, for information about
2. Please review Copyright information to ensure that your projected use of the images in LUNA is permitted. The
Imaging Center adheres to the Visual Resources Association
recommended practice outlined in:
Visual Resources Association: Image Collection Guidelines: The Acquisition
and Use of Images in Non-Profit Educational Visual Resources Collections
3. Completed Digital Image Request Forms must be delivered with accompanying materials to the Imaging Center front desk.
>> Download Digital Image Request Form in MS Word
- Save the Digital Image Request Form to your own computer and open up in MS WORD.
- If you need to make more room for a field you can put your mouse on the bottom line of the row, hold it down and move the line to accommodate more text (the cursor looks like an up-down arrow when you do this.)
- To add rows to the form, put your cursor in the last cell of the last row and hit tab. That will create another row and start a page 2.
The Five Colleges have licensed several modules from Archivision. These images can be accessed via ARTstor or in the Smith College LUNA repository. Archivision focuses on architecture, landscape architecture,
urban planning, art history, art, and design. The collection is also ideal
as a source from which to select images for teaching the history of architecture
or landscape architecture, and archaeology and the humanities as well.
Art Images for College Teaching (AICT)
Not comprehensive but instead places emphasis on ancient, medieval, and Renaissance
European art and architecture reflecting the author/photographer’s own
research and teaching interests.
Art on File
Provides digital images of the built environment, especially public architecture
and sculpture, parks and landscape design .
Scholars may order images for individual use in lectures (for a fee). Please note that Art Resource does not license images to academic institutions for insertion in a campus wide image repository such as Smith College's LUNA.
Scholars Resource is a marketplace for digital images for teaching
art history. Multiple vendors are represented, including Saskia Ltd., Davis Art
Images, Hartill Art
Associates among others. This
resource of nearly 50,000 images provides comprehensive coverage
of works of art for teaching Ancient Art, Egyptian, Greek and
Roman, Non-Western, Early Christian, Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Nineteenth
Century, Impressionism, American Art, Art of the Americas and Contemporary
Art and Architecture. Smith Faculty may request to have images purchased and includeded in the campus-wide respository (LUNA).
Davis Art Images
The Davis Art Image collection, while covering the entire range of art history
from Ancient to Contemporary, is particularly strong in American Art, Art of
the Americas, and Contemporary Art and Architecture. Smith Faculty may request to have images purchased and includeded in the campus-wide respository (LUNA).
Harthill Art Associates
Provides in-depth coverage of architecture, sculpture and the decorative arts
from Prehistoric to Contemporary. Smith Faculty may request to have images purchased and includeded in the campus-wide respository (LUNA).