Photographs, Images, Maps


Art and Architecture Images

Images of Western, non-Western, and regional art, architecture, and cultural objects.


A digital library of over one million images art, architecture, and other cultural objects for scholarship and education.

Artists' Books at the UO Libraries

Images from the library's collection of books created by artists.

Building Oregon: Architecture of Oregon and the Pacific Northwest

Images and documentation of the built environment of the Pacific Northwest.

Digital Images Help

The Images: Sources, Managment, and Copyright Information Research Guide is maintained by Edward Teague, Head of the Architecture and Allied Arts Library.


Catalog of Art Museum Images Online documenting works of art from around the world

Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

A selection of the JSMA's permanent collection for teaching and research..

Lowenstam Collection

Photographs of Ancient Western Art and Archaeology

Oregon Percent for Art

Photographs and documents from Oregon's Percent for Art program.

Northwest Folklife Digital Collection

Documenting the folklife in the Pacific Northwest.


African Political Ephemera and Realia

Images of ephemera and realia related to modern politics in Africa

e-Asia Digital Library

Maps, images, digital books, articles, and audio related to East Asian studies.

Historical Photographs

Digital images from several photograph collections held in Special Collections and University Archives.

Rare Photographs*

Special Collections and University Archives contains over half a million prints and negatives.

UO Stock Photos

Photographs that document life at the University of Oregon.

UO Archives Photographs

Documenting the history of the University of Oregon.

UO Athletics

Documenting the history of athletics at the University of Oregon.


AP Images

A division of the Associated Press with one of the world's largest collections of historical and contemporary imagery.

Map and Aerial Photography (MAP) Library*

The MAP Library has the largest collection of its kind in Oregon and offers Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data online and on DVD.

APRS: Aerial Photography Research Service*

Offers custom research products created from its extensive collection of vertical and oblique air photos of Oregon Starting in 1936.

Doris Ulmann Photographs

Photographs highlighting Appalachian and Gullah culture along with folk art and craft traditions.

e-Asia Digital Library

Maps, images, digital books, articles, and audio related to East Asian studies.

Lesbian Intentional Communities: Ruth Mountaingrove Photographs

A collection of Ruth Montaingrove's photographs of the lesbian land community, Rootworks, in Southern Oregon.

Mongolian Altai Inventory Image Collection

Images related to the art, archeology, and landscape of the Altai Mountains.

Oregon Maps

Highlighting Maps of Oregon from UO and OSU Libraries.

Picturing the Cayuse, Walla Walla and Umatilla Tribes

Photographs by Major Lee Moorhouse documenting Native American life in the Pacific Northwest.

Western Waters Digital Library: Columbia River Basin

Resources focused on the Columbian River Basin.

The UO Libraries provide access to visual resources in a wide range of formats and subject areas, including many digital image collections unique to the UO.  This guide points to places where you can begin your search. Tips for finding and using images can be found on the Images: Sources, Management, and Copyright Information Reasearch Guide. Don't forget that you can always ask for help.

Explore a Collection

A-Z List of Collections



UO Athletics

View current and historic photos of various athletes and team sports in the UO Athletics collection.

OSU Herbarium Type Specimens

Find images and original descriptions of 1350 Oregon plants.



Please Note:

Some of the electronic resources listed on this page are limited to current UO students, faculty and staff and are indicated by a "UO Access Only". See instructions for off-campus access.

* Please visit specific department to see items from these collections.