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ShSh_logo2Artstor has released new tools for its Shared Shelf media management service that provide administrators with more control over their collection management. Shared Shelf enables institutions to upload, catalog, manage, preserve, and share digital media collections with targeted audiences; the new tools allow administrators to create new projects, allot different levels of access to catalogers, and direct content to publishing targets.

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Diego Rivera | Reading Lesson | 1932 | Smith College Museum of Art | ©2010 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Diego Rivera | Reading Lesson | 1932 | Smith College Museum of Art | ©2010 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Now celebrating our tenth anniversary, the Artstor Digital Library continues to expand and evolve as a leading resource for using images for teaching. Join our webinars for K-12 teachers and learn how to:

Increase student engagement and develop visual literacy
Use collections curated specifically for teaching various AP® courses
Effectively mine metadata to further research
Deepen students’ understanding of both literature and primary source non-fiction

Click to register:
Tue, Feb 18, 4-5 PM EST
Tue, Mar 11, 6-7 PM EDT
Tue, Apr 8, 7-8 PM EDT

Questions? Please don’t hesitate to contact us. Artstor email and phone support is available Monday to Friday 9AM – 6PM EST.
 
151 East 61st Street
New York, New York 10065
1+ 212-500-2400
questions@artstor.org
 
 

AP® is a trademark registered and/or owned by the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this website.

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Printing flashcards to help you study for your Art History finals? Use Artstor Mobile instead!

Sandro Botticelli | Primavera; Allegory of Spring | c. 1478 | Galleria degli Uffizi | Image and original data provided by SCALA, Florence/ART RESOURCE, N.Y.; artres.com; scalarchives.com | (c) 2006, SCALA, Florence/ART RESOURCE, N.Y.

Sandro Botticelli | Primavera; Allegory of Spring | c. 1478 | Galleria degli Uffizi | Image and original data provided by SCALA, Florence/ART RESOURCE, N.Y.; artres.com; scalarchives.com | (c) 2006, SCALA, Florence/ART RESOURCE, N.Y.

It’s easy: Simply visit the Artstor Digital Library on your mobile device, open an image group, and then tap on the Flashcard button on the upper right.

Tap within an image to turn the image over to reveal the caption information; tap again within the box to restore the image. And you can sort the images randomly by tapping the Shuffle button in the upper left.

Prefer to study on your desktop? Go to mobile.artstor.org on Safari or Firefox and follow the instructions above.

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EventARTstor’s Selected Monuments project is a new teaching resource in support of the newly-required 250 key works of art and architecture in the Advanced Placement® Art History curriculum. Join Dana Howard, experienced AP® Art History teacher, on a free webinar to learn how the project and the Digital Library’s 1.6 million images enhance classroom teaching and assist students in preparation for the AP® exam.


Advanced Placement® and AP® are trademarks registered and/or owned by the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this website.

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Bickford family | Key with the cipher of William and Mary | About 1700 | Image and data from: Victoria and Albert Museum

Bickford family | Key with the cipher of William and Mary | About 1700 | Image and data from: Victoria and Albert Museum

Are you taking a class that includes an ARTstor password-protected folder? Not to worry, they’re a breeze to unlock:

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email-4-trainingSign up for a free webinar to learn the many ways to use the ARTstor Digital Library – including advanced features, our ever-growing list of interdisciplinary image collections, and how to find images for specific areas of study.

Live sessions are available for users at subscribing institutions as well as for anyone interested in learning more about subscribing to ARTstor.

Are you a user at a subscribing institution?

Register for an upcoming session:
View, Print, and Download Images August 30, 10:00 AM

View the complete webinar schedule for subscribers

Are you a non-subscriber who wants to learn more?

Register for an upcoming session:
What Can You Do with ARTstor? August 29, 3:00 PM

View the complete webinar schedule for non-subscribers

Subject-specific webinars for subscribers and non-subscribers
Psychology September 6, 10:00 AM
Using ARTstor Images in the Classroom September 12, 1:00 PM
Fashion and Costume September 12, 3:00 PM
What’s New in the ARTstor Digital Library? September 17, 3:00 PM
Latin American Studies September 19, 3:00 PM
The History of Photography September 26, 3:00 PM
Medieval Art October 22, 3:00 PM

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It’s great to know that the ARTstor Digital Library offers more than 1.6 million images when you’re searching for something in particular, but a bit overwhelming when you just want to explore. With 235 collections from museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists’ estates, where to start browsing? We have some tips.

random3Let’s begin with an open secret: the slide show on the Digital Library’s search page. You’ve probably noticed the image at the top of the page, and that it changes each time you visit. But did you know you can open the image by double-clicking it? You can also learn about the collection it comes from by clicking on “INFO” on the upper right, or dive straight into the full collection by clicking on the name below the image. And you can scroll through the slide show by clicking on the arrows on either side of the slide to discover a wide selection of hand-picked images from other collections. (more…)

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ARTstor User Services offers live training sessions for all users: basic, instructor-level, and ARTstor administrators. Click on any of the introductory webinars listed below to register or check out the full schedule.

Comprehensive Webinars: Introduction to ARTstor for all users
Learn the basics of finding images as well as how to use the tools to view, print, and download.
Friday, September 7, 11 AM
Tuesday, September 25, 3 PM
Monday, October 22, 2 PM

Basic ARTstor Webinars for All Users: Find Images
Learn how to search, browse, and open image groups in folders to locate images in the ARTstor Digital Library.
Tuesday, September 4, 11 AM
Thursday, September 13, 1 p.m.
Friday, September 21, 3 p.m.
Wednesday, October 3, 11 AM
Tuesday, October 16, 2 PM
Monday, October 29, 11 AM

Basic ARTstor Webinars for All Users:ARTstor Mobile
Learn how to search and navigate the ARTstor Digital Library from your mobile device.
Wednesday, September 5, 11 AM
Tuesday, September 18, 3 PM
Thursday, September 27, 11 AM
Friday, October 5, 2 PM
Wednesday, October 17, 2 PM
Wednesday, October 30, 11 AM

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Did you know? Our ARTstor User Services team offers free training sessions for users of all levels. Whether you are just starting with ARTstor or looking to support students and staff using ARTstor at your institution, we have the session for you.

The November training schedule has already been posted on the help wiki. If you are interested in a tailored training for your institution or department, please contact User Services directly at userservices@artstor.org.

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ARTstor’s summer series of instructional videos explores newly released features and review older topics. Currently available: “Export to PowerPoint,” “Folders and image groups,” and “How to unlock a password protected folder.” Coming soon: “Faceted Search” and step-by-step PDF guides.

You can find these new videos on YouTube and on our Help Wiki!

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