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September 14, 2018

Artstor across disciplines: images for the humanities and social sciences

Artstor’s global collections span time and cultures and provide a wonderful resource for teaching and research in the humanities and social sciences. Our “Artstor Across Disciplines” LibGuide outlines how Artstor’s collections can be used in over 20 disciplines, including American studies, religious studies, the history of medicine, women’s studies, and more.

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August 27, 2018

How do you browse millions of images?

With nearly 2.5 million images making up 300 collections in Artstor–plus hundreds more public collections–where does one begin browsing in Artstor? Browsing images may not seem like the best way to find an image, especially if you are looking for something specific. However, browsing allows you to serendipitously discover images you might not find with […]

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August 22, 2018

Register for an Artstor user account

Maybe you’ve been searching and viewing images in Artstor, and even downloaded images from public collections, but you’d like to do more. Register for an account and you can–it’s easy! Here’s what you get when you sign up Registered users at subscribing institutions can download images from Artstor’s core collections of 2.5+ million images, save and […]

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August 20, 2018

Easy citations from Artstor

Writing a paper? You can use Artstor to easily generate citations in APA, Chicago, or MLA styles. Here’s how to do it: View the image you would like to cite. Select the “Cite this item” button to the right of the image viewer. Click “Copy to clipboard” located underneath the citation style you are using. […]

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July 18, 2018

Upload your own images to Artstor with Personal Collections

Did you know you can upload your own images to Artstor? You can then work with them seamlessly alongside our collections. Learn how on our support site to manage your presentations in one place and access them from anywhere. You can also use your Personal Collection images to help your students study: Share the URL […]

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September 8, 2017

Artstor and copyright: a guide

Did you know that Artstor does not own the rights to the images in our collections? When you search Artstor you may be viewing images from multiple sources with differing permitted uses. Some collections might even be from your own institution’s archives and available only to you! To help you better understand how you can […]

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