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Blog Tag: Artstor on JSTOR

September 15, 2023

Preserving Memories:
The Intersection of Family, Personal Archives, and Digital Libraries

By Natalia Celine Arias, Senior Digital Designer, ITHAKA
Growing up in Miami, Florida, surrounded by Caribbean cultures across the diaspora, I developed a strong sense of identity as a proud Caribbean creative, a Belizean Cuban American designer. My intersectionalities have significantly influenced my creativity and the stories I choose to tell through my work as I delve into the importance of preserving family memories, the power of personal archives, and the transformative role of working at ITHAKA/JSTOR.

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February 24, 2023

Women behind the lens:
photographers in the field

By Nancy Minty, Former Artstor Collections Editor
“It is the photographer, not the camera, that is the instrument. ” – Eve Arnold In honor of Women’s History Month we are celebrating the brave sisterhood that influenced the early years of photojournalism, and its successors who have shaped the fields of social and environmental documentary photography. The journey begins in the mid-nineteenth century […]

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August 25, 2022

23 open collections for Hispanic Heritage Month

By Nancy Minty, Former Artstor Collections Editor
Artstor and JSTOR offer more than a million freely accessible images and other materials from library special collections, faculty research, and institutional history materials. The collections are constantly growing, and as we browsed for Latin American content in preparation for Hispanic Heritage Month, we were delighted by what we found. Here are some notable highlights:

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August 10, 2022

Say it loud: the powerful voice of student activism

By Nancy Minty, Former Artstor Collections Editor
Embark on an enlightening journey through the rich history of student activism, spanning from the past to the vibrant present. Uncover the fascinating connection between the current surge in youth protests and the remarkable influence of social media platforms. Delve into the powerful stories of passionate individuals who have harnessed the digital age to amplify their voices and ignite positive change.

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July 13, 2022

Arkhip Kuindzhi: beloved son and painter of Ukraine

By Nancy Minty, Former Artstor Collections Editor
Artstor offers a captivating and extensive collection of Ukrainian artist Arkhip Kuindzhi's remarkable paintings. Explore a virtual exhibition showcasing his sublime and awe-inspiring artistic output, allowing you to immerse yourself in the beauty and brilliance of his creations. From mesmerizing landscapes to intricate details, this curated selection will surely leave you awe-struck. Step into the world of Kuindzhi and experience the true essence of his artistic mastery.

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May 31, 2022

New: Global Art and Culture from Art Resource

By Nancy Minty, Former Artstor Collections Editor
Discover a diverse collection of world art from renowned museums like the National Palace Museum, Taipei, The Rubin Museum of Art, Mingei International Museum, and The Newark Museum of Art. Explore stunning high-resolution images from Art Resource, the largest stock photo archive of fine art, and immerse yourself in the artistry of China, the Himalayas, Latin America, and Africa.

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