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CAMIO

Increase the visibility of your digitized art objects by contributing them to CAMIO!

Contributing to the database is free, and it’s easy. CAMIO brings together one-of-a-kind art collections from a variety of museums to create a virtual collection of art objects. As a contributor to CAMIO you’ll receive a free subscription to the database. For more details, contact us.


CAMIO promotional toolkit

We can assist you in reaching out to your user community—whether they are undergraduates, graduate students, faculty or staff. These promotional tools can help guide your users to this premiere database.

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Database description

Tagline:

Digital versions of fine and decorative art from leading museums around the world

Short description:

CAMIO contains fine art and decorative art from pre-history through contemporary works. All content is rights-cleared for educational use in the classroom or to illustrate papers, Web projects and other assignments.

Long description:

CAMIO—Catalog of Art Museum Images Online—contains more than 95,000 works of fine and decorative art from leading museums around the world. The scope of the collection ranges from 3000 BCE to the present, representing premiere examples of Asian, African, Latin American and Western art. The content includes high-resolution images of photographs, paintings, sculpture, decorative and utilitarian objects, prints, drawings and watercolors, jewelry and costumes, textiles, books, installations, and architecture. Benefits of the interface include downloading high-resolution images, the ability to e-mail images and metadata for further study, and fast, powerful, Web-based searching. All content is rights-cleared for educational use.

Type of database

  • Art
  • Fine Art
  • Decorative Art
  • Images
  • Primary sources

Alphabetical listing option

CAMIO: Catalog of Art Museum Images Online

Subject areas

  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Architecture
  • Art History
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Classics
  • Cultural Studies
  • Fine Art
  • International/Area Studies
  • Religion

Promoting to faculty and students

Targeted description of this electronic resource and reasons for using it.

The [insert your library name] is pleased to announce that it is currently subscribing to CAMIO—Catalog of Art Museum Images Online. This resource contains more than 95,000 works of fine and decorative art that you can present in the classroom, download for research and study, and use to illustrate papers and other assignments. It includes works ranging from 3000 BCE to the present day. If you are not already familiar with this easy-to-use resource, try it by following this link [link to your institution’s electronic resource page listing] and bookmark it for future use.

CAMIO—Catalog of Art Museum Images Online—is a premiere resource of works of art from around the world contributed and described by leading museums. Showcasing a wide range of fine and decorative art, CAMIO provides high-quality images for education, research and enjoyment. All content is rights-cleared for educational use.

Service availability

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