Research Support for Visual Resources

Cornell University Library offers a number of online and in-person services for users of digital images, from hands-on workshops and electronic guides to customized consultation sessions and scanning. See a list of image repositories on campus.

Research Guides

Research guides that explain how to find digital image resources.

Customized Consultations

Schedule a one-on-one consultation with a trained visual resource specialist, who will provide guidance in using Artstor/JSTOR, or in obtaining high-quality digital images.


Convert your analog materials into a digital format for electronic use and distribution. Create digital versions of content including books, journals, photographs, and analog audio and video. Services also include developing digital publications accessible on the web that are easy for you to manage and preserve.


The Library provides Cornell faculty, staff and students with Cornell-specific and general information about copyright.

Equipment and Software

Mann Library, Olin Library, and the Fine Arts Library provide some equipment lending services.