Located in Scales Fine Arts Center Room 110, the visual resources library is a reference collection of digital images, slides, art books, journals, videos, and DVDs.
image collection consists of over 200,000 images of art and architecture from
prehistoric times to the present day. These materials are used not only by the
art history and studio faculty and students, but also by other faculty and visiting lecturers in all disciplines, especially literature, religion, world history, civilization,
MDID Database of Digital Images
can be accessed by faculty from their own computers, even from Europe and Asia. It is available to anyone using their WFU login and VPN. This is a growing collection of high quality images to use for study and classroom teaching. Its art, architecture, civilization, historical, and cultural images complement undergraduate lectures and enhance the study of the humanities.
Faculty should contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request a faculty level account for high resolution images and personal image storage.
download the tutorial: MDID User Tutorial If you have
questions or need further assistance please contact the VRL
The Wake Forest Print Collection
is housed here and can be viewed online. The print collection represents a wide range of cultures and styles from hand-lettered illuminated manuscripts, early Renaissance engravings, Japanese wood-block prints, expressionist color lithographs, and hand printed books.
For more information on using the collection contact Martine Sherrill - email@example.com (336)758-5078
DVD-VHS Collection This collection focuses on art and architecture from ancient civilizations to digital and performance art. Circulation is restricted to the art department, or by special arrangement. Students and others are welcome to bring their laptops to view CDs-DVDs in the Visual Resources Library during office hours.
Amanda Edwards '97