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Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies


The following links will take you to news sources available through the library. 

Online video resources

Streaming video allows for Deakin staff and students to view video online. These can include films, documentaries and instructional videos. Selected examples for Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies are listed below.

For further information, see the Streaming Video Help page.

Image Collections

Finding high resolution images for your assignments and creative works can be difficult. Deakin Library subscribes to several image databases that give you access to high quality images from around the world.

  • ARTstor 
    ARTstor is a digital library of approximately 1.2 million high resolution images paintings, drawings and prints, photographs, posters, costumes and design objects.
  • Science Photo Library 
    High quality gallery of images covering science related topics.
  • Oxford Art Online 
    An authoritative source of information about fashion and art including access to hundreds of related images.
    Interactive anatomy and pathology 3D resource. Includes 3D animations showing function, biomechanics, and surgical procedures. Also MRI images, clinical slides, radiology slides, X-rays, dissection slides and videos. Images are cleared for educational use (with appropriate acknowledgement).
  • SMART Imagebase 
    Scientific & Medical ART (SMART) Imagebase is a collection of 18,500+ high quality illustrations and animations depicting anatomy, physiology, surgery, diseases, conditions, trauma, embryology, histology, and other health science topics.
  • SpringerImages 
    A continually updated collection of over 1.6 million scientific photos, graphs, histograms, figures and tables that spans scientific, technical and medical fields.

Asia House, Bauhaus, Tel Aviv, Israel

Hanneorla, H. Asia House, Bauhaus, Tel Aviv, Israel.  Flickr.  [Internet].  Tel Aviv:Flickr; 2008 Available from:

Deakin provides access to image databases which are copyright cleared for educational purposes.  Please ensure that you check the licensing conditions before re-use, and fully reference images.  Learn more about copyright.

Online multimedia resources

Many web search engines allow an image or video specific search, however beware that online material often loses copyright information. It is best to use resources which have clear Creative Commons licences or Terms of Use which enable Deakin to use the material.  Never link to or embed material which is clearly in breach of copyright.

Don't use commercial products unless Deakin has a subscription, or you are able to purchase the rights to the resource.

Youtube is a video sharing website. Many institutions have their own 'Youtube channel,' including Deakin. See YouTube Terms and YouTube Copyright.