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Illustration from a JSTOR article

Citation in APA style:

Carpenter, William B. (1886).  Researches on the Structure, Physiology, and Development of Antedon (Comatula, Lamk.) rosaceus.--Part I.   Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, 156: 671-756.   Plate XXXII.  doi:

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The following resources are available in or through the Williams College and/or Clark libraries.  Electronic resources must be accessed from the Clark/Williams campus or via the Williams proxy server.

Electronic resources

Annual Reviews 

Digitized archives of scholarly journals in the Social Sciences, Physical Sciences and Biomedical Sciences. 
Use the Image Caption Search to locate graphics, charts and drawings.

Williams electronic resource 


JSTOR (Coverage Varies) 

Digital collection of core scholarly journals in arts, humanities, general science and social sciences. Includes an archive (journals are always included from volume 1, issue 1 up to 1-5 years ago) and starting in 2011, will include the current issues for more than 150 journals. Most articles are full-text but increasingly JSTOR is adding citations only. 
Choose Caption from pull-down menu to search for images.

Williams electronic resource 


AIGA Design Archives 

Includes more than 20,000 selections from AIGA's annual juried design competitions dating from 1924 through the present. In addition, it features special collections of major American design firms and practitioners whose design accomplishments might otherwise not be preserved online or made available to the public.

Williams electronic resource 


Print resources

General Index to Illustrations

Indexes illustrations in books and magazines by subject from the late 1800s to 1920s.

Sawyer Reference  N7525 .E6 1931  


Illustration Index 

Five editions of this index cover illustrations in books and magazines from 1950 to 1981.

Sawyer Reference  N7525 .I55  


Photography Index 

Indexes photographic reproductions in books from the 1820s to the 1970s. Arranged by photographer, but there is a subject index.

Sawyer Reference TR199 .P3