Visual Resources Center
The Visual Resources Center (VRC) connects students and faculty with digital media, information resources, and technology in support of teaching, research, and learning activities at the Lamar Dodd School of Art. Collections, services, and equipment available through the VRC serve the academic needs of all areas within the School of Art and the university at large.
The VRC is a quiet and welcoming space that students may use to work on course-related assignments and projects. Computer workstations equipped with scanning equipment, Adobe CS, and MS Office are available to all UGA students, faculty, and staff.
|Location||Room N201, Lamar Dodd School of Art|
|Hours||M-F, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|Curator||Eugene De La Rosa|
The Art History Digital Archive is a continually expanding online collection of images illustrating the history of art, architecture, and visual culture from prehistory to the present. Major geographic regions, historical periods, cultural traditions, artists, and styles are represented in the collection. Students and faculty may use images in the collection for educational purposes only, and images may not be published or reproduced without permission from the appropriate copyright holder(s). A current/valid UGA e-mail address is required for access.
The Slide Collection houses over 250,000 35mm and lantern slides relevant to teaching and research in the visual arts. The collection is no longer active or in circulation, and digitization of the collection is currently ongoing.
REFERENCE AND VIDEO COLLECTION
A small collection of books, periodicals, and videos on art, art history, and design is available for on-site consultation or classroom use. Items checked out for classroom use should be returned within two (2) business days. An online catalog of items in the reference/video collection is coming soon.
The VRC also houses recordings of the Visiting Artist and Scholar Lecture Series.
The VRC accepts digital image requests from faculty and graduate students. Please submit completed Digital Image Request Form along with source at least two (2) weeks before date needed.
The VRC collaborates with LDSOA faculty to create image-based websites for specific courses or special projects using Smartimage. For more information, contact VRC curator.
Tutorials on the use of imaging software, equipment, and image resources are available upon request. Contact VRC curator to make an appointment.
Faculty and teaching assistants may check out A/V equipment for classroom use.
- Slide projectors
- Digital projectors (equipped with laptop computers)
- TV cart (equipped with VHS/DVD player)
- Video cameras
- Digital SLR camera
Please contact VRC curator to reserve equipment ahead of time, if necessary. Video cameras are not available during Visiting Artist/Scholar Lectures.
In addition to the image collections available through the VRC, these are other image resources useful to art students and faculty:
Artstor (UGA subscription, GALILEO password required for off-campus access)
NGA Images (National Gallery of Art)