Shared Shelf Commons is a free, open-access library of images. Search and browse collections with tools to zoom, print, export, and share images. Institutions that subscribe to  Shared Shelf, a Web-based service for cataloging and managing digital collections, can share their images with the world via the Commons.

Artstor is a nonprofit organization with a mission to use digital technology to enhance scholarship and education in the humanities and sciences. It serves educators, scholars, curators, librarians, and students at universities, museums, schools and libraries worldwide.  Artstor offers two tools:

  • The Digital Library is a features more than 2 million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences with an accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research. Our community-built collections comprise contributions from outstanding international museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists’ estates.
  • Shared Shelf media management software enables institutions to manage, store, use, and distribute their local media collections within their institution or publicly on the Web.