ARTstor is a digital collection of over 1 million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences. You can find ARTstor at the Empire State College library by going to the library homepage at www.esc.edu/library. From there, select Multimedia. On the Multimedia page, click on the Images tab.
You will get to the homepage for ARTstor. Click Enter Here to get into the collection.
In order to use the features available in ARTstor, you will need to register for your own personal account with them. When you get to ARTstor, click on Register on the upper right corner. If you are already registered, click Log in.
If you are registering for the first time, you should see this form when you click Register. Fill it out and click submit. Make sure you uncheck the boxes if you do not want to receive emails from ARTstor.
If your registration has gone through successfully, you will see a confirmation window.
You can now search and browse for images in ARTstor and use the features available. Some of these features include downloading images and sharing URL’s with classmates.
When you find an image you want to use, double-click on it to open it up. You will see a pop up window with the image. Below the image you should see a menu with buttons, as shown below.
The + lets you zoom in, the – lets you zoom out. The square icon will reset the image view.
The i button lets you view the info on the image. You can use buttons to reposition the image. Then on the right you can click the printer icon to print the image, the save icon to download the image or the group icon to add the image to a group.
Full Size image:
You can also download a section of an image by zooming in to view it:
Citation for this image:
Close, Chuck. Paul. 1994. ARTstor. Web. 2 Dec, 2011.
How to Download Images or Selections from an Image:
For more info or help with ARTstor, view their help page or the Youtube videos.
ARTstor’s Youtube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/artstor