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Finding and Using Rights Free and Light Rights Images

Luna Insight

Luna Insight is the software used to deliver a number of Cornell-built and -licensed digital image collections. You will find links to the Luna Insight-delivered collections in the catalog or via the Find Database Names system.


Cornell's Luna Collections
Cornell University has licensed the Luna Insight software as an image delivery system for many image databases that are owned or licensed for use at Cornell University. Luna Insight is available through your web browser, and no password is required. For access to the software's presentation features, Cornell users may request a special account. See below for details.

Collection highlights include:

  • Knight Visual Resources Collection (Cornell-only)*

  • Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art

  • Rare and Manuscript Collections Images

  • Scholars Resource (Cornell-only)*

*Collections also available in ARTstor.

Further help in using Luna: Luna Imaging's Flash Tutorials.

Login for enhanced content

If you are a Cornell community member, be sure to click the login button and enter the login and password given in class to get the highest resolution images.

If you need a login and password, please send a request via e-mail to:, being sure to identify yourself as a Cornell graduate student or faculty member.