The PSC Library

Public Libraries and Special Libraries

Lenton Parr Library – Victorian College of the Arts

Melbourne Library Service

National Library of Australia (databases)

RMIT Library

Shaw Research Library – National Gallery of Victoria (by appointment)

State Library of Victoria(Research Guide for the State Library of Victoria)

University of Melbourne (online theses)

Photographic Image Databases

The following open-access image databases contain thousands of photographic images from Australia and abroad.

Art Gallery of New South Wales Collection

Art Institute of Chicago Online Scholarly Catalog

Getty Images

Guggenheim Museum and Library Archives

International Center of Photography

Library of Congress

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Metropolitan Museum of Art

National Gallery of Australia Collection

National Gallery of Victoria Collection

Photographic Libraries

Rhode Island School of Design

Smithsonian Libraries



Victoria and Albert Museum

Professional Organisations

Australian Institute of Professional Photographers


These museums in Melbourne have permanent exhibition spaces for photography

Centre for Contemporary Photography

National Gallery of Victoria

These museums in Melbourne regularly exhibit photography

Australian Centre for Contemporary Art

Gertrude Contemporary

Keith Murdoch Gallery, State Library of Victoria

La Trobe University Museum of Art

Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts

Monash Gallery of Art

Monash University Museum of Art

and interstate

Australian Centre for Photography

National Gallery of Australia

Queensland Art Gallery

and overseas

Annenberg Space for Photography

George Eastman Museum

International Center of Photography

Museum of Modern Art

The Photographers’ Gallery

Free Journals

Cultural Studies Review

Online Learning

Cambridge in Colour


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