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Leonardo da Vinci, Mona Lisa, 1503-1506, Musée du Louvre. Image and original data provided by Erich Lessing Culture and Fine Arts Archives/ART RESOURCE, N.Y.; artres.com
DISCOVERY
The travels and travails of the Mona Lisa
The Louvre hasn't loaned the Mona Lisa for traveling exhibitions for three decades. When you find out everything that's happened to Leonardo's masterpiece you'll understand why.

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Antonio Canova, Pauline Bonaparte Borghese as Venus Victrix; detail of figure, Galleria Borghese. Image and original data provided by SCALA, Florence/ART RESOURCE, N.Y.artres.com, scalarchives.com, (c) 2006, SCALA, Florence / ART RESOURCE
DISCOVERY
Surface beauty: neoclassicism and Napoleon's scandalous sister
You might think that celebrity scandals are a relatively new phenomenon—until you meet Pauline Bonaparte. Learn how her outrageous lifestyle kept a neoclassical sculpture from being exhibited to the public.

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William P. Barrett, The Library of George Frederick Ernest Albert Prince of Wales, 1904. UD Library: William Augustus Brewer Bookplate Collection
SHARED SHELF HIGHLIGHT
The endangered art of bookplates
Bookplates, those little decorative labels with the book-owner's name can be quite beautiful, just take a look at these examples from the University of Delaware's impressive William Augustus Brewer Bookplate Collection in Shared Shelf Commons

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John Singleton Copley, Watson and the Shark, 1778. Image: Courtesy of National Gallery of Art, Washington
RELEASES
More than 24,000 additional images from the National Gallery of Art
Artstor and the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC are now sharing more than 24,000 additional images from the museum's permanent collection.

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Andrew McConnell, 37 year old Josephine Mpongo practises the cello in the Kimbanguiste neighbourhood of Kinshasa. She plays with the Kimbanguiste Symphony Orchestra, who practices here 5 days per week. 2010, © Andrew McConnell / Panos Pictures, Panos Pictures; panos.co.uk
RELEASES
1,000 additional images from Panos Pictures
Panos Pictures and Artstor have collaborated to share an additional 1,000 images of contemporary global affairs in the Digital Library.

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Julie Laffin; Various States of D(u)ress;performance image, 1 of 5, interior window view, 04/02/1994, Originally at Franklin Furnace Archive, Inc. 112 Franklin St. New York, NY. © 2012 Julie Laffin / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
RELEASES
Nearly 7,000 additional images from Franklin Furnace
Artstor has collaborated with Franklin Furnace to share nearly 7,000 additional images and documentation of events presented and produced by the renowned institution.

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Artstor and Visual Literacy
ARTSTOR IN ACTION
Artstor and Visual Literacy at SFCC
Kate Connell, librarian at San Francisco Community College, outlines her school's Visual Literacy program and the Artstor Digital Library's important role in it.

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RELEASES
3,000 additional images of Tibetan, Chinese, and Indian art and architecture by Rob Linrothe
Artstor is collaborating with Rob Linrothe to share an additional 3,000 images of Tibetan, Chinese, and Indian monuments and architecture in the Digital Library.

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AGREEMENTS
Archive for Research in Archetypal Symbolism
Artstor is collaborating with the Archive for Research in Archetypal Symbolism to release 17,000 images documenting mythology, symbols and rituals from different time periods and geographic locations in the Digital Library.

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AGREEMENTS
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Art Collection
The Artstor Digital Library and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee are collaborating to share 7,000 images of works from the UWM Art Collection.

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Jacques-Louis David, Apollo and Diana Attacking the Children of Niobe, 1772. Image © Dallas Museum of Art, Image and data from: Dallas Museum of Art
RELEASES
Additional images from the Dallas Museum of Art in IAP
The Dallas Museum of Art has collaborated with Artstor to make 600 additional images from its permanent collection available in the Images for Academic Publishing (IAP) program.

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AGREEMENTS
Faculty collection from the Oregon College of Art and Craft
Artstor and Oregon College of Art and Craft (OCAC) are collaborating to release approximately 300 images of art from their faculty collection in the Digital Library.

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SUMMARY
This month: The adventures of the Mona Lisa; a neoclassicist scandal; releases from the National Gallery of Art, Panos Pictures, Franklin Furnace, Rob Linrothe, and the Dallas Museum of Art; new agreements with ARAS, OCAC, and UWM; bookplates in Shared Shelf Commons; Artstor and Visual Literacy.

WEBINAR
Accessing the Artstor Digital Library on the go with Artstor Mobile
This basic session provides an overview of Artstor Mobile and its features for all users.

December 17, 1:00 PM EST


WEBINAR
Managing user roles with customized permissions
Learn how to assign roles to users and how to customize their access to Shared Shelf.

December, 18 11:00 AM EST


WEBINAR
Training for Shared Shelf
Discover how easy it is to upload, catalog, manage, preserve, and share digital media collections with Shared Shelf.

December 18, 11:00 AM EST


WEBINAR
Administering the Artstor Digital Library
This session is designed for designated local Artstor Administrators.

December 19, 2:00 PM EST


WEBINAR
Using folders in the Artstor Digital Library
This session is designed for instructor-level users and focuses on the tools and features in the Artstor Digital Library for integrating images—your own and those in the Artstor Digital Library—in course curriculum.

December 19, 3:00 PM EST


WEBINAR
Teaching AP® Art History with the Artstor Digital Library
See how to use Artstor to prepare for changes in AP® Art History that will require teachers to include 250 specific works of art and architecture while teaching global artistic traditions.

December 30, 11:00 AM EST


WEBINAR
Introduction to Shared Shelf: Features and functionality
Learn all the features and benefits of Shared Shelf.

January 7, 10:00 AM EST


WEBINAR
Managing user roles with customized permissions
Learn how to assign roles to users and how to customize their access to Shared Shelf.

January 14, 12:00 PM EST


WEBINAR
Introduction to Shared Shelf: Features and functionality
Learn all the features and benefits of Shared Shelf.

January 16, 3:00 PM EST


WEBINAR
Easily migrate your collections into Shared Shelf with Excel
Learn how Shared Shelf operates with Excel, offering easy ways to import, export, catalog, and migrate collections.

January 20, 11:00 aM EST


WEBINAR
Introduction to Shared Shelf: Features and functionality
Learn all the features and benefits of Shared Shelf.

January 22, 2:00 PM EST


Meet Artstor Staff
EVENT
Modern Language Association annual convention
January 8-11
Vancouver, Canada
Join Artstor at the MLA's annual conference. Visit us at table 408A and learn about our ten years of providing digital solutions for scholars and teachers.

EVENT
American Library Association Midwinter Meeting
January 30-February 3
Chicago, IL
Artstor is attending the ALA Midwinter Meeting. Look for us at booth 3732 to discover how the latest developments in the Digital Library and Shared Shelf are helping librarians across the world.

Byron Company, Cantilever Aero Co., Aeroplane, Christmas Bullet, at factory Babylon, L.I, 1919. Museum of the City of New York
TIP AND TOOLS
Take Artstor home for the holidays!
Wishing you could access the Artstor Digital Library at home over the winter break? You can! One of the many benefits of registering for an Artstor account is the ability to access the Digital Library away from campus.

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Captions: a) Leonardo da Vinci, Mona Lisa, 1503-1506, Musée du Louvre. Image and original data provided by Erich Lessing Culture and Fine Arts Archives/ART RESOURCE, N.Y.; artres.com; b) Antonio Canova, Pauline Bonaparte Borghese as Venus Victrix; detail of figure, Galleria Borghese. Image and original data provided by SCALA, Florence/ART RESOURCE, N.Y.artres.com, scalarchives.com, © 2006, SCALA, Florence / ART RESOURCE; c) William P. Barrett, The Library of George Frederick Ernest Albert Prince of Wales, 1904. UD Library: William Augustus Brewer Bookplate Collection; d) John Singleton Copley, Watson and the Shark, 1778. Image: Courtesy of National Gallery of Art, Washington; e) Julie Laffin; Various States of D(u)ress;performance image, 1 of 5, interior window view, 04/02/1994, Originally at Franklin Furnace Archive, Inc. 112 Franklin St. New York, NY. © 2012 Julie Laffin / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York f) Andrew McConnell, 37 year old Josephine Mpongo practises the cello in the Kimbanguiste neighbourhood of Kinshasa. She plays with the Kimbanguiste Symphony Orchestra, who practices here 5 days per week. 2010, © Andrew McConnell / Panos Pictures, Panos Pictures; panos.co.uk; g) Jacques-Louis David, Apollo and Diana Attacking the Children of Niobe, 1772. Image © Dallas Museum of Art, Image and data from: Dallas Museum of Art; f) Byron Company, Cantilever Aero Co., Aeroplane, Christmas Bullet, at factory Babylon, L.I, 1919. Museum of the City of New York.

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