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Images are available in many of our research databases. The ones below specialize in images.
Access is limited to the Otis College community.
Otis Digital Image Database (OtisDID) for teaching and learning. Focus is on art and design history. (Otis Community only)
THIS DATABASE IS BEING CONSIDERED FOR ELIMINATION DUE TO LOW USAGE. IF YOU USE IT AND LIKE IT, LET US KNOW. Entire run of Vogue magazine (US edition), from the first issue in 1892 to the current month with photos and ads. All searchable!
Extensive fashion and style related site. You must first register an account at https://www.wgsn.com/accounts/edu
Otis Collections Online
Showcase for Otis collections and a repository for Otis archives. Images and materials from the Library, Galleries, Departments and Faculty.
Selections from the Otis historical archives. Covers 1918-present day
Ben Maltz Gallery Exhibition Archive
Information about current and past exhibitions, including catalogs, images, press releases, and more
Collection of about 2,000 artists' books in the Otis Library Special Collections
Images by artists and designers who teach at Otis.
Woman's Building Image Archive
1500 images originally created as part of the Getty Faces of L.A. Project. Now includes slides, posters. Now housed at the Getty Research Institute.
The Millard Sheets Library has worked on several projects to provide digital images to the Otis College community as well as the public. Here are some of the highlights:
Alumni and Student Work