The Artstor Digital Library (library.artstor.org) is a resource containing over 2 million images from the world's museums, archives, libraries, scholars, and artists. Use Artstor to find images for papers, presentations, and study in the humanities. There's also a set of tools for sharing images, curating groups of images, downloading them directly into powerpoint presentations, and comparing and contrasting images.
This guide provides broad knowledge about the Artstor Digital Library's content and features in order to help you get the most out of the resource, including:
• Finding images in Artstor
• Using Artstor images in papers
• Presenting with Artstor images
• Curating and sharing images in Artstor
You must register for an account in order to use many of Artstor’s features, such as downloading images, curating groups of images, and downloading groups of images to PowerPoint. Images in Artstor come from a wide range of sources, and many of them are under copyright. Registered accounts ensure that we meet our agreements with image contributors and protect their content.
There are three ways to register for an Artstor account:
After you have registered for an account, you will have 120 days of remote access. After 120 days you will need to log in to Artstor from a computer on campus--or through your library’s proxy--in order to reset your remote access for another 120 days.
There are many ways to get help using Artstor:
A fully searchable site outlining all of the Artstor Digital Library's features, known issues, and technical alerts is available at support.artstor.org.
A full list of training videos is available at www.youtube.com/artstor.
User Services is available between 9am and 6pm EST.
Phone: 877.771.4908 (USA only), +1 212.500.2414
Learn everything you can do with the Artstor Digital Library (and ask questions!) in one of our free webinars, which are open to students as well as librarians and faculty. All sessions are scheduled in Eastern Time (ET).
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