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Digital Initiatives and Art Image Library: Services

LibGuide for the Digital Initiatives and Art Image Library at LIU Post.

Department Services

Research Assistance Regarding the Hearst Archive

We frequently provide national and international scholars with information and images from our archival holdings for their individual projects and publications. We also assist museums, galleries and private collectors with questions about object provenance.

For more information, please contact Catherine Larkin via email at  

Book a Librarian

We offer research assistance to faculty and students at LIU Post in the visual arts and art therapy. Students and faculty can Book a Librarian to get intensive one-on-one research assistance. Feel free to make an appointment using the link below.

Library Instruction

We offer art specific instructional classes that cover the various resources available in the library, specific databases such as ARTstor, or other instructional technologies. Use the link below to request library instruction for a class. 

Photo Services

Our department offers our patrons the opportunity to purchase images for academic publication from the University's signature collections (such as the William Randolph Hearst Archive). A completed Image Request Form below must be submitted by mail or e-mail to the attention of Catherine Larkin (