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Image Searching and Image Collections




"The FIT Digital Image Library (FITDIL) is a digital repository consisting of over 130,000 images. This visual collection includes student and faculty work, exhibitions, and instructional resources. FITDIL provides access to images and accompanying metadata to meet the classroom and research needs of the FIT community while serving as an archive of the creative and intellectual output of the College.

Highlights of FITDIL include:

  • Over 65,000 art history images submitted by FIT's History of Art Department
  • Nearly 20,000 images and multimedia files in the growing collections of FIT student work
  • Over 12,000 of on and off campus exhibition images including works by students and faculty members displayed in exhibitions
  • More than 20,000 images from the FIT Library Designer Files Collection
  • Rapidly growing FIT Library Designer Slides Collection with over 12,000 images
  • Over 7,200 images from FIT's Special Collections, mostly original fashion design illustrations
  • 123 images showcasing the collection of The Museum at FIT
  • Visual documentation of the FIT Library's Exhibits and Displays program" three female figures fashion illustration

Much of FITDIL is restricted to current FIT students and employees, but selected sets from FIT Library's Special Collections are available to the general public. Please see instructions and limitations on the FITDIL and FITDIL Login pages

There's also an extensive FITDIL User Guide for FIT student and employee use and functions


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