Photography Guide

Villa Maria College Library

The journal articles you need for your assignments can be found in our online databases.

The complete list of databases available can be found on our website.


Articles not available in full text can be requested through Interlibrary Loan (ILL). Contact the library for help with ILL.


Off-campus access to most online databases requires a username and password. Drop by the library to get this information.

Online Databases

EBSCO offers a number of databases to use:



Gale has a number of databases to use:



Other


Search for Books, eBooks, Print Journals and DVDs

The library's online catalog, Alexandria, can be used to find both books and ebooks.


Books in the standard collection may be borrowed for three weeks. Books placed on reserve by your professor will have a shorter loan period. Books not available from the library can be borrowed through AcademicSHARE or Interlibrary Loan (ILL). Contact the library for help. To find items held by Villa and other libraries, try WorldCat.


Don't forget your Villa Maria College ID card to check out books!

eBooks

Search for ebooks directly:


eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)

Journals

Find current and archived journals in the South Room in the library. Print journals can be borrowed for one week. Some additional titles are also available for single issues and archives.



  • Aperture
  • LensWork
  • Photographer's Forum

Online Encyclopedias

With quick, factual questions or to get a basic overview of a topic, try an encyclopedia:


Britannica Online

Additional Resources

Adobe TV

Online video resources for how to use Adobe products.


Art Institute of Chicago

The Art Institute of Chicago hosts a collection of photography online.


George Eastman House Photography Collections Online

A small portion of the complete collection, indexes are available to locate and view digital thumbnails of images housed at the George Eastman House.


The International Center of Photography (ICP)

The ICP has a number of collections and exhibitions available for viewing online.


LIFE Photo Archive

LIFE magazine's photo archive is available online, hosted by Google.

Equipment

Microphone, still cameras, video cameras, tripod, etc. are available for checkout on a first come, first served basis.