Image Buyers' Guide: An International Directory of Sources for Slides and Digital Images for Art and Architecture^LSeventh Edition / Edition 7

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This standard reference source updates and expands on the previous edition (Slide Buyers' Guide), with information on 50 digital image providers in addition to more than 300 slide providers. The book is designed to assist scholars, librarians, teachers, media professionals, and others in identifying and locating sources for slides and digital images of art and architecture. It lists, describes, and indexes by subject slide and digital image providers in the United States, Canada, and other countries. Individuals, museums, institutions, and consortiums are included. Photographic and digital reproduction methods are also described and information is provided on the completeness and accuracy of the identifying information, general price ranges, and quality and service that will assist purchasers in allocating acquisitions funs. Sponsored by the Visual Resources Association.

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Editorial Reviews

In this imageless iteration of a resource to assist visual resources curators, librarians, educators, and scholars make the most of their budgets, Walker (art, U. of Tennessee) and Beetham (curator, Rutgers, State U. of New Jersey) include a new section on sources for digitized images. Some 350 providers worldwide are evaluated on the quality of the images offered, completeness/accuracy of their identification, and service rendered. Appends a list of vendors no longer selling images and sources of slides coordinated with texts. The 1990 edition was entitled . Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781563086588
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/18/1999
  • Series: Visual Resources Series
  • Edition description: 7TH
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 210
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Meet the Author

SANDRA C. WALKER is Visual Resources specialist, Department of Art, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

DONALD W. BEETHAM is Curator, Visual Resources Collection, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

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