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This guide offers a comprehensive collection of tools, sources, and methodologies to support the exploration and analysis of photographic history, techniques, and critical studies.

Getting Started in Research on Photography

Image databases are crucial for photography research, offering access to high-quality images for visual analysis, comparison, and historical context. They aid in understanding details, styles, and cultural significance. They preserve and document photographs, especially fragile pieces that may not be able to be displayed or mounted for exhibition or may be composed of unstable chemicals that make viewing in person difficult.

Humanities Librarian

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Marianne Williams
Ladd Library 131
(207) 786-8323

I am usually at the Research Desk Mon. 6-9, Tues. 1-4, and Wed. 10-1