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Art Research Guide: ARTstor Workshops

David Beales, Humanities Librarian

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David Beales
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Honolulu, HI 96816
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Sample Image from ARTstor

Image Credit: The Metropolitan Museum of Art from ARTstor


ARTstor is a vast digital image library with 2 million images!

Workshop Participants' Voice

"[The workshop] was extremely helpful. I am really motivated to try and incorporate ARTstor into my classes." --Theatre and Dance Dept. faculty

"...a wonderful (and very eye-opening) presentation." --Linguistics Dept. faculty

Video Library of ARTstor

About ARTstor Workshops at UHM

ARTstor workshops for students and faculty are conducted on an ongoing basis at the UH Manoa campus. They are mostly offered in the beginning of every semester.

*Please contact the Visual Resources Librarian (kanako3@hawaii.edu) to arrange one for your department or class. It can be also arranged as a small group session.

 

NEXT WORKSHOP

Introduction to ARTstor (demo)

TBA

Register here!
http://www.fmp.hawaii.edu/OnlineReg.html

***Walk-ins are welcome!***

What is ARTstor?

ARTstor is a subscription database that can be accessed by students, faculty and staff at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. It is one of the best image databases providing 1.4+ million images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences. High quality images are free to download for educational purposes (classroom presentations, unpublished theses, Laulima, etc.).

To read the overview, go to:
http://www.artstor.org/what-is-artstor/w-html/artstor-overview.shtml

How To Access ARTstor at UHM

Click ARTstor, or go to the Voyager, the Hamilton Library's catalog. Search “artstor” in the catalog. By clicking the link at “Web Site/Electronic Resource”, you will be prompted to enter your UH username and password. Once you see the ARTstor front page, click “ENTER HERE” (top right) to actually start using ARTstor.

NOTE: Once you made an initial access through the Library website, you will have an option to access ARTstor remotely (off-campus, or without going through the Library's website) for 120 days (a semester period). Go directly to: http://www.artstor.org/

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FAQ

Q. When I tried to log in, I got a window that says my 120 day grace period has expired. Why?

A. After your remote access days expire, you will need to valify your ARTstor account by accessing ARTstor through the Hamilton Library's website again. Simply access from ARTstor, or go to the Voyager and search "artstor". Even after the expiration date, any image groups or settings you have made in ARTstor will not be lost. 

For more instructions, download the workshop handouts on the right top on this page.

 

How to access ARTstor at UHM on Prezi

 

Go to: ARTstor

Download Workshop Handouts

Workshop PowerPoint

ARTstor for Students
View more presentations from the UH Art Dept. Image Library

Workshop PowerPoint

ARTstor For Faculty
View more presentations from the UH Art Dept. Image Library

ARTstor Travel Award

ARTstor offers $1,500 travel awards annually.

For more info, go to: ARTstor Travel Awards