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Explanation of a Visual Resource
Including visual resources in your project or paper will add richness and texture to your final product. Examples of visual resources include maps, photographs, graphs, charts, drawings, cartoons, tribal symbols, artifacts, etc.
Academic Video Online (AVON)
AVON, a streaming media service, has more than 70,000 video titles spanning a range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more.
American Indian Film Gallery (AIFG)
"The AIFG presently contains over 450 non-fiction films that document Native lifeways from the Arctic Circle to Tierra del Fuego, with a large concentration on peoples of the Southwest. The films range from a 1922 silent newsreel to recent footage of pow-wows and political meetings in 2011."
From the National Film Board of Canada, free streaming of documentaries, animations, experimental films, fiction and interactive works from indigenous filmmakers.
Many of the books in our collection will have good quality images in them including art reproductions, drawings, maps and photos. To find books with images, just search our catalog for books on your topic and then look at the full record of the titles you're interested in--look for the "Format" field and then look for words like "illustrations" or "maps."
Finding Visual Resources--Digital
Provides a broad and deep general collection of images of world art and architecture, as well as special collections including Native American art.
Google Images allows users to search the Web for image content.
"Pixabay is a vibrant community of creatives, sharing copyright free images and videos."