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AATA Online (Art & Archaeology Technical Abstracts)
A comprehensive database of more than 100,000 abstracts of literature related to the preservation and conservation of material cultural heritage.


The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT)®
Catherine wheel or rose window? AAT contains terms, synonyms, definitions, and relationships for objects, styles, materials, and other topics related to art, architecture, and other material culture.


Access these databases, searchable together, which cover European and American visual arts material published between 1975 and 2007.

GCI Search

Getty Conservation Institute Search
Explore the Getty Conservation Institute web site, discover how the GCI works internationally to advance conservation practice in the visual arts.


Getty Museum Collection
Explore the Musum Collection and discover recent acquisitions.

Library Catalog

Getty Research Library Catalog
Use the Library Catalog to find over one million books, periodicals, auction catalogs, rare books, archives, and more.

Photo Study

Getty Research Library Photo Study Collection Database
Search an inventory of the Library's on-site collection of nearly two million study photographs of art and architecture.

Search Gateway

Getty Search Gateway
Search across several Getty repositories including collections databases, library catalogs, collection inventories and archival finding aids.

Finding Aids

GRI Collection Inventories and Finding Aids
Finding Aids and inventories are detailed guides to the contents of selected archival collections.

Lesson Plans

Museum Education K-12 Teachers Lesson Plans
Search the list of Getty Museum Education curricula documents. For teachers of elementary and secondary students and adult ESL students.


Provenance Index Databases
Search archival records that document the sales and ownership history of artworks.

Thesaurus of Geographic Names

The Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)®
London or Londinium? TGN contains names, variant names, and hierarchical context for current and historical cities, towns, nations, empires, physical features, and archaeological sites.

Union List of Artist Names

The Union List of Artist Names (ULAN)®
Titian or Tiziano Vecellio? ULAN contains names, variant names, and biographical information for artists, architects, studios, firms, and repositories of art.