Online Resources

The MFAH libraries maintain a broad selection of subscription databases as well as free online resources devoted to art research. Access to these resources is freely available to MFAH members, docents, and the general public in the reading rooms of both the Hirsch and Powell libraries. Below you will find a selection of these resources. Please note that some of these sources must be accessed on-site.







National & International Library Catalogs

artlibraries.net (union catalog of more than 30 art libraries in the United States and Europe)

The British Library

HathiTrust digital library

Internet Archive

Library of Congress