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About Online Resources
The library pays for you to be able to use high quality information collected together into databases. In library research, a database is where you find:
films, TV and radio programmes
specialist subject information
Each database contains thousands of items which you can search simultaneously and quickly to find the most recent or most relevant information. If the database has a Search icon, you can use the library search tool to find what you need.
Remember, if you can’t find what you are searching for, ask one of the library staff, or if you would like more direct one to one support on library searching or advanced library searching, you can . book an appointment with a member of the library team
V&A Museum - Contemporary Photography
Subject hub at the V&A museum for Contemporary Photography. Contains articles and other online resources on the subject of Contemporary Photography.
A magazine website containing reviews, articles and interviews all pertaining to photography.
British Journal of Photography
A forum for information, debate and critical writing, as well as the place for in-depth advice on cameras, lenses and digital technology.
The library pays for you to be able to use high quality information collected together into databases. Use these databases to find journal articles, images, films, TV and radio programmes and specialist subject information. Some online resources relevant to contemporary photography are listed below.
View the full list of online resources here.
a-n (The Artists Company)
Access articles, guides and profiles that offer valuable information, insights and strategies on art practice from a range of expert voices.
Box of Broadcasts
On demand TV and radio service for education. Record programmes from over 65 free-to-air channels, and search the extensive archive.
Millions of rights-cleared images from one trusted site.
Keep yourself one step ahead, track what’s new – and what’s next – with signature forecasts 2 and 5 years ahead across consumer, retail, apparel, furnishing, homeware, lifestyle amongst others.
Box of Broadcast Playlist: Contemporary Photography