An Introduction to ARTstor
What is ARTstor?
"ARTstor is a digital library of more than one million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes." (from http://www.artstor.org)
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Where can I find ARTstor?
Begin on the E. H Butler Library Web site and click on Research at the top of the page. From the drop-down list, select Databases. Choose All Databases by Title, click on 'A,' and scroll down to find ARTstor. If you are using an off-campus computer, select the "Off-campus access" option. ARTstor can also be found in the Arts and Humanities section under All Databases by Subject.
Technical Requirements and Specifications
Click on Go in the top right corner to enter the ARTstor digital library at http://www.artstor.org. This will bring you to the Home page where you can register by using your Buffalo State College email address and a password of your choice. Registration will enable full use of ARTstor (saving image groups, adding personal notes, etc.). You may also begin exploring ARTstor by searching and browsing for images via the Home page.
Quick Start Guide
This document covers technical requirements for using ARTstor, explaining search types, browsing collections, viewing images and data, saving image groups, and downloading the offline image viewer. Download PDF.
Detailed Help Guide
Quick Guide: Terms and Conditions
This is the place to read all current and past ARTstor announcements.
Faculty Quick Guide
How do I register for instructor privileges?
Contact Marie Bogner, Visual Resources Curator, Fine Arts Department, if you wish to set up a course folder for your class.
Student Quick Guide
Questions or Comments? Need help using ARTstor?
Please contact Marie Bogner, Visual Resources Curator, Fine Arts Department, by e-mail or phone: 878-4390.