Art majors use digital images as a major part of their artistic and academic studies. One of the joys of the World Wide Web is the ease with which many of these digital images can be found and used by any one with a connection to the web. Western Illinois University has a Permanent Collection of art that is comprised of over 1,200 objects of art in a variety of two and three-dimensional media, including contemporary prints and drawings, "Old Master" prints, painting, photography, sculpture, and ceramics. Major areas of research and collection are WPA paintings and prints,"old master" prints and contemporary graphics, including prints and drawings and works on paper. Many of these works can be viewed through the foollowing link.
- Western Illinois University Art Gallery Image Database Permanet Collection
- Western Illinois University Library has a database of historic images from the west central Illinois region that is accessable to all - Western Illinois University Digital Image Database