Welcome to the Visual Resources Library!

The Visual Resources Library (VRL) supports the students, staff and faculty of the Art & Art History Department at Macalester College.  The VRL holds a variety of slides for research and maintains a small library of books and videos on art and art history.  The VRL also holds digital equipment for use in classes and lectures.  We provide a variety of services and resources including:


Services Resources
  • 26,268 Digital Records in CONTENTdm
  • Two Flatbed Scanners
  • Two Large-screen Macintosh Computers with the Adobe Suite
  • Macintosh Laptop
  • Digital Camera with Tripod
  • Collections:
    • 35mm Slide Collection
    • Mounted Study Print Collection
  • Small Library Collection
  • VHS Tapes

Please stop in anytime during VRL hours for assistance with papers or projects- our staff will be happy to help you!