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Photography: Los Angeles and Southern California

Visual Arts Librarian

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Robert Gore
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Connect from Off-Campus

UCLA students, faculty, and staff can access Library subscription databases from off-campus using either of the following options.

Connecting from Off-Campus: VPN & Proxy Tutorials

The Library's online subscription resources can always be accessed from computers and wireless networks on campus. However, off-campus access is restricted to current UCLA, students, faculty, and staff who have set up their computer using one of the methods below. Click on the other tabs to see how four Bruins got their computers set up and ready to go for remote access!

If you still need help, you can contact the UCLA IT Support Center at (310) 267-4357 or They provide 24/7 phone support.

VPN on Mac with Natalie
"I chose VPN for my mac because I need to be able to access the full text of articles on different browsers." - Natalie, Environmental Science
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VPN on Windows with Michael
"I chose VPN because I like the security it provides and the control it gives me as a user to manually enable or disable it when I'm browsing online." - Michael, Public Affairs
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VPN on Chromebook with Nadia
"I chose VPN because it is really simple to use!" - Nadia, Public Affairs
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Proxy on Mac with Kate
"I chose Proxy because I prefer logging in through a web browser without having to download any software on my computer." - Kate, Ethnic Studies
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Access to Print Resources (as of 3/20/20)


This guide will help you find resources on photographic activity in the Los Angeles area.

Please note that this is a selective guide designed to assist with research on Los Angeles area photography and photographers. Use the catalogs and databases on this page to search for photographers and organizations that are of interest to you. Do likewise in the library's archival and digital collections.

Created and published by Raphael Sasayama, June 2017

Selected Databases


Use these catalogs to search for library and archival materials.

Selected Websites