The mission of the Visual Resources Center is to support the Newcomb Art Department and Tulane University community by providing and developing high-quality visual resources for teaching and research in studio art and art history. The Visual Resources Center helps professors and their students find, create, and display images of artwork. The Visusal Resources Center also provides technical and audio/visual support for the Newcomb Art Department.
The Visual Resources Center's collection currently numbers 31,000 digital images used in the teaching of art history, studio art, and related disciplines. Holdings are strong in Western art, as well as in that of Latin America. The majority of the images are produced in-house from a variety of sources provided by faculty, students and staff. To request scanning please complete the online form. Analog slides are no longer being created.
Use of the images in Newcomb Art Department's collection is restricted under the fair use clause of the Copyright Law (Title 17, United States Code). The images are available for educational use only, commercial use of any kind is strictly prohibited by law.
The VRC creates and manages digital images for course presentation and study. The digital images created at the VRC are viewable in LUNA.
The VRC houses a VHS/DVD collection and a book collection to support teaching and research in art. A/V equipment including projectors and laptops are available for use. These items may be checked out by faculty, students, or staff of the art department.
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