18 February 2015

Artstor - over 151,000 new images

Hans Holbein the Younger | Jean de Dinteville and Georges de Selve (‘The Ambassadors’) | 1533 | The National Gallery, London | Photograph ©The National Gallery, London
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Over 151,000 new images were added to the Artstor Digital Library in 2014, from prestigious subject collections at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, the Art Gallery of Ontario, the American Museum of Natural History, etc.

It now contains more than 1.8 million images from international museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, artists and artists' estates. (List of Collections)

Artstor is relevant for teaching and research in a wide range of subjects - 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 'Artstor Digital Library: Enter Here' box, 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

Work is also taking place to expand the Images for Academic Publishing program, which makes available publication-quality images for scholarly publishing, free of charge

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