Visual Resource Center

Painting017The Visual Resource Center (VRC) in the School of Art and Design is a multifunction research source open to all Northern Illinois University students. The VRC features:  an undergraduate Art Computer Lab with Macintosh and Windows computers running Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office software, a faculty/graduate student Lab with Macintoshes running Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, content creation software for video editing and Xcode-based programming, a self-help creation center, a 600+ DVD circulating library, and the NIU Digital Image Library with over 40,000 art images from pre-historic to contemporary (call for login and password to the public).

NIU Digital Art Library (login needed)

Room: Jack Arends Building (Art Building) 217
Phone:  815-753-7857
Email: vrc@niu.edu

Hours of operation:
Monday-Thursday 8am-8pm
Friday 8am-4:30pm
Closed Saturday and Sunday.

niu | school of art and design
jack arends building
dekalb, il 60115-2883