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Bridgeman Education is breathtaking!

Bridgeman Education is an interdisciplinary online database offering access to the Bridgeman Art Library, a collection of more than 500,000 JPEG images (with 500 more added each week) from 8,000-plus museums, galleries, contemporary artists, and private collections from around the world. Images date from prehistory to the present day and include a host of media and sources, such as fine art (representing more than 30,000 artists), anthropological artifacts, antiques, architecture, ceramics, design, engravings, furniture, glass, maps, photography, sculpture, and more. […]

“Bridgeman Education is breathtaking: a beautifully rendered product […], obviously a labor of love and enormous creativity. The high-quality and extensive content is made easily accessible through quick search and browsing in a wealth of categories and subcategories. Unreservedly recommended for all libraries serving anyone needing art and historic images.” (From the review of the Library Journal)
Bridgeman Education is available to Ivy Tech Library patrons through CREDO Reference Database.

The Library of Congress illustrated time line of the Civil War / Margaret E. Wagner

Call number: E468.3 .W34 2011

With striking visuals from the Library of Congress’ unparalleled archive, The Library of Congress illustrated time line of the Civil War is an authoritative and engaging narrative of the domestic conflict that determined the course of American history. A detailed chronological timeline of the war captures the harrowing intensity of 19th-century warfare in first-hand accounts from soldiers, nurses, and front-line journalists. Readers will be enthralled by speech drafts in Lincoln’s own hand, quotes from the likes of Frederick Douglass and Robert E. Lee, and portraits of key soldiers and politicians who are not covered in standard textbooks. The Illustrated Timeline’s exciting new source material and lucid organization will give Civil War enthusiasts a fresh look at this defining period in our nation’s history. (From Google Books)