This page is intended to provided guides for how to use the OI Search Our Collections database. The collections database contains over 1,000,000 records covering over 200,000 objects in the museum collection and exhibit galleries, over 500,000 books and articles in the Research Archives library, over 30,000 items in the Museum Archives, and over 100,000 image files from our Photo Archives. Watch the following video tutorials for instructions, tips, and tricks on using the OI's collections database.

Introduction

Simple Search 1

Simple Search 2

Author Date Search

Museum Collection Search

Multimedia and Digital Archives Search

Browse the Galleries