Tag Archives: ArtStor

Now available: nearly 36,000 photographs from the Center for Creative Photography

(30 August 2017) The Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona is collaborating on a release of nearly 36,000 photographs in the Artstor Digital Library. The Center is recognized as one of the world’s finest academic art museums and study centers for the history of photography. The Center opened in 1975 with the […]


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10,000 additional photographs and cartoons from Condé Nast at ArtStor

(24 May 2017) Condé Nast is providing nearly 10,000 additional images to the Artstor Digital Library, bringing their total contribution to approximately 33,000. The release encompasses images from the Condé Nast Archive of Photography, selections from the Fairchild Photo Service, and signature cartoons from The New Yorker. Highlights of the new release include striking and […]


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More than 35,000 additional photojournalism images from Magnum Photos via ArtStor

(11 May 2017) Magnum Photos and Artstor are now sharing more than 35,000 additional images in the Digital Library, bringing the  total to approximately 116,000 of the world’s most recognized photographs. The new release spans the globe from Alaska to the Amazon and Oman to the Arctic Circle. Among the highlights are black and white […]


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Artstor’s K-12 LibGuides announced

(25 August 2016) Artstor has announced its new K-12 LibGuides. These guides will help students, faculty, and school librarians get started–or become experts–using the Artstor Digital Library. Find them side by side with the higher education LibGuides at artstor.libguides.com. As with all Artstor guides you are encouraged to reuse them! The K-12 faculty guide covers […]


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New version of the Offline Image Viewer (OIV) available from Artstor

(17 August 2017) OIV 4.1, the latest version of Artstor’s Offline Image Viewer, is now available for download. Major features: Launch image viewer icon is fixed, so you can launch the Artstor Digital Library viewer directly from slide or image palette presentations Non-administrative users can now launch OIV without admin permission Slide presentations no longer display slide numbers Additional […]


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Now available: additional images from Shangri La, Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art

(15 March 2016) Artstor has released approximately 300 new images of Islamic and South Asian art from the Shangri La, Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art in the Digital Library. This brings the collection total to nearly 800 images of Indian jewelry and enamels; Syrian, Indian, Spanish, and Persian furniture, doors, and ceilings; Persian and […]


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Artstor and ITHAKA join forces

(28 January 2016,  New York, NY)  Artstor, the nonprofit provider of the Artstor Digital Library of images and the Shared Shelf platform for cataloguing and digital asset management, will now operate under the umbrella of its fellow nonprofit ITHAKA, the organization that currently operates three other services: JSTOR, Portico and Ithaka S+R. Artstor, ITHAKA and […]


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Artstor offers 1,000 additional photographs from Panos Pictures

(6 January 2016) Panos Pictures and Artstor have collaborated to share more than 1,000 additional photographs of contemporary global affairs in the Digital Library, bringing the total to more than 32,000 images in Artstor. Panos Pictures specializes in documenting critical social issues as well as stories beyond the contemporary media landscape. The Panos Profile includes […]


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Artstor Digital Library 2015 summary

(5 January 2016) The Artstor Digital Library now boasts more than two million images in all subjects and periods from more than 290 collections worldwide. 200,000 new images were added in 2015 as well as the first video collection of 50 groundbreaking art performances from the Franklin Furnace Archives. Artstor also reached new agreements with museums, […]


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Now available: Additional images from Rhizome

(6 October 2015) The Artstor Digital Library has released more than 1,500 additional images from the Rhizome ArtBase, an online archive of new media art, bringing the collection total to more than 3,100 images. The Rhizome ArtBase is a web-based archive of works that employ technologies in significant ways and contains more than 2,500 artworks […]


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Artstor helps you download image citations easily

(5 August 2015) You can easily generate citations from the Artstor Digital Library to save or export into EndNote, ProCite, RefWorks, or Reference Manager. Citations include the creator, title, date, repository, Artstor image ID number, and stable URL for each image. The Artstor blog tells you how.


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Shared Shelf Commons collections now available alongside the Artstor Digital Library

(4 June 2015) Artstor is now making all media collections from open-access library Shared Shelf Commons accessible alongside the Artstor Digital Library. More than 200,000 image, video, document, and audio files from Shared Shelf subscribers in the ever-growing resource can now be searched alongside the 1.9 million images in the Artstor Digital Library. The content […]


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Broaden the reach of your collections

(13 May 2015) Artstor’s Shared Shelf is an enterprise-wide media management solution that enables institutions to upload, catalog, and share their digital collections. Users can easily manage a library’s special collection, a retiring faculty member’s lifelong work, student project videos, and more. Collections are discoverable alongside the Digital Library’s content throughout your institution, and may […]


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Join the Artstor Digital Library Advisory Group

(29 April 2015)  The Artstor Digital Library is looking to the community to help guide our development. Made up of 30 members representing a variety of areas of the Artstor community, the Advisory Group will gather through virtual meetings three times a year to identify critical user issues regarding new tools, features, and functionality of […]


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ArtStor has a new website

(31 March 2015) In addition to being clearer, better-organized, and easier to navigate, the site includes a number of enhancements. The new resources page at artstor.org/resources, is a convenient archive of brochures and manuals, ArtStor webinar schedules, new Curriculum Guides, AP teaching resources, and promotional materials for librarians. Further, there are three new support sites […]


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