25 March 2013

Trial e-Resource - ARTstor (1.5 million images and much more ...)

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ART RESOURCE, N.Y.
Our trial access to the ARTstor Digital Library has begun and will run until 24 April 2013.

This database contains over 1.5 million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences, from international museum collections, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists' estates. (List of Collections)

ARTstor is relevant for teaching and research in a wide range of subject areas, including anthropology, art, architecture, classics, history, literature, music, religion, literature, medieval and Renaissance Studies, photography, etc. (ARTstor Subject Guides)

Register with your University e-mail address and self-chosen password in the 'Welcome to ARTstor' box (upper right of the Digital Library), to gain access to:
  • browse images by collection, classification, or geography
  • zoom in on and pan images
  • organise images into groups, add notes, save and share with others
  • upload and manage personal images and sound files in ARTstor 
  • present ARTstor images alongside your personal images, both online and offline (learn more)
  • add and share personal, institutional, and contributed collections (learn more)
  • integrate ARTstor content with Blackboard, WebCT, or Moodle  (learn more)
  • download images to PowerPoint and ARTstor's Offline Image Viewer (OIV) 
  • export citations for images or image groups into RefWorks, ProCite, etc
Teaching staff at St Andrews should get in touch for an account with full Instructor privileges

How to use ARTstor (videos)
ARTstor Mobile

Feedback would be appreciated, please.

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