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Find and use images and other visual resources from the University Library. Email us at with questions about finding and using images.


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Rebecca Price
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Art, Architecture & Engineering Library

Examples of Visual Resource Citations

When citing an image or multimedia resource, include this basic information.
      Artist's Name (First and Last)
      Title and Date (if known)
       Museum Name and Location or Image Collection Name
       Museum or Image Collection Number, if possible
       Online Source and date viewed, if applicable

If you have been asked to use a specific citation style (Chicago, MLA, APA, etc.), check with that style manual to see how the information should be organized and presented.



Piet Mondrian, Dutch, 1872-1944, Apple Tree in Bloom, 1912, Oil on canvas, 78.1 x 107 cm. Gemeentemuseum, the Hague, Netherlands photo copyright: Lisa Van Duzer (gift)



Steichen, Edward. Enlisted Men of the USS Lexington.  1943.  Art, Architecture & Engineering Library Collection.  University of Michigan.  March 21, 2009.



Three Relationship Studies: Shadow-Play, Imitations, and Manipulations.  Vito Acconci.  1970.  Media and Performance Art.  Museum of Modern Art.  March 21, 2009.


Special Presentation:

William Kentridge.  Multimedia Interactive Feature.  San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 2009.  Explore Modern Artn.  March 2009. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.  March 21, 2009.