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Art and Art History (UNH Durham)

VRC Services

The Visual Resources Center (VRC) is open to anyone for research and study. There are two public computers available for internet browsing (they are not computer clusters) in the foyer area in front of room A-205E. The VRC has Wi-Fi, and you are welcome to bring in and work on your laptop. There is also a light table set-up for slide browsing. The center is equipped for scanning and copy photography and can digitize slides, books, and small art works.. Please contact the Visual Resources Librarian for more information.

The Visual Resources Librarian is also available to help with imaging and digitizing, presenting and presentation software, and art and art history research and referencing. The Librarian is also available for classroom presentations about referencing, ARTstor, image research, visual literacy, or other special subjects. You can either visit him in the Visual Resource Center or contact him to schedule an appointment.

VRC Collections

The Visual Resouce Center provides images and other visual resource material for teaching and learning in the Department of Art and Art History.  The collection includes:  

  • close to 200,000 35mm slides
  • lantern slides
  • art and art history books
  • dvd's and vhs tapes
  • study prints

All items can be loaned for up to 2 months (possibly longer under special circumstances) to staff and students in the Art and Art History Department.

VRC Equipment

The Visual Resources Center has audiovisual and computer equipment for Art and Art History faculty and student use. Please see or contact the Visual Resources Librarian about checking out equipment. Equipment available:

  • 35mm slide projectors
  • portable light tables and slide viewers
  • Mac laptop for classroom presentations (instructors only)
  • digital projector (instructors only)
  • portable projection screen
  • equipment carts
  • Mac VGA adaptors
  • VHS and DVD players (and accompanying projector)