VADS logoVADS (Visual arts data service) is an online resource for visual arts. It has provided services to the academic community for 12 years and has built up a portfolio of visual art collections comprising over 100,000 images that are freely available and copyright cleared for use in learning, teaching and research in the UK.


Access is available directly from this page by connecting to the VADS website - you'll be prompted to login to MUSE as necessary.


If you experience any difficulties in using this eResource please call the Library HelpDesk on extension 27200 or email