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Sara Cedar Miller, Bethesda Fountain; Angel of the Waters, Central Park, New York. Image and original data provided by the Foundation for Landscape Studies; © Sara Cedar Miller
DISCOVERY
A vision, a board, and a plan: an interview with Elizabeth Barlow Rogers
We celebrate the latest release from the Foundation for Landscape Studies by speaking with founder Elizabeth Barlow Rogers, who also guided the extraordinary restoration of New York City's Central Park in the 1980s.

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New website
ORGANIZATION
Artstor has a new website!
We invite you to visit the new artstor.org! In addition to being clearer, better-organized, and easier to navigate, the site includes a number of enhancements, including a new resources page and improved support options.

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Dentzel Company, Carousel Rabbit, c. 1915. American Folk Art Museum
DISCOVERY
Hopping through cultures: the rabbit in art
We hop beyond the Easter bunny with a selection of images of rabbits and hares ranging from 1000 BCE China to 20th century America, and from naturalism to geometric stylization.

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Franklin C. Daiber, Peony. UD Library: Franklin C. Daiber Botanical Collection
SHARED SHELF COMMONS HIGHLIGHT
The flowers of Delmarva
Delmarva is a popular tourist destination, in no small part thanks to its natural beauty. The University of Delaware's Franklin C. Daiber Botanical Collection in Shared Shelf Commons offers beautiful photographs of more than 400 varieties of botanical specimens from the region.

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Built Works Registry
ORGANIZATION
The Built Works Registry is live!
The Built Works Registry (BWR), a single shared repository of architectural works, is now live! Its aim is to create a shared community infrastructure for cataloging the built environment. Learn about the website's features and design in the Artstor Labs blog.

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unknown (Moche), Vessel (left view), 100-800 C.E., Peru, north coast. Fowler Museum
RELEASE
Andean ceramics from the Fowler Museum
Artstor and the Fowler Museum are now sharing more than 3,100 images of objects from the museum's Andean ceramics collection in the Digital Library.

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Landscape architect: Gertrude Jekyll, and architect: Edwin Lutyens, Le Bois des Moutiers. Image and original data provided by the Foundation for Landscape Studies, © Elizabeth Barlow Rogers, Foundation for Landscape Studies
RELEASE
Additional images from the Foundation for Landscape Studies
Artstor and the Foundation for Landscape Studies are now sharing more than 1,100 additional images, many of them documenting the renovation of Central Park in the 1980s.

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Go to video
SHARED SHELF
Teaching Visual Literacy with the Artstor Digital Library
The 21st century demands Visual Literacy to interpret the endless proliferation of imagery we face in mass media and, increasingly, in the workplace. Discover how the Artstor Digital Library can help.

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WEBINAR
Artstor's complete digital media solution
Sign up for a webinar specially timed for your region and discover how Artstor's collections support teaching and research, and how Shared Shelf helps you catalog, manage, preserve, and share your institution's digital media collections.

Apr 14, 9:00 AM (Europe)
Apr 15, 7:00 PM (Asia/Pacific)

Go to training videos
TIP AND TOOLS
#ARTSTORtips
Did you know that Artstor provides training videos? Check out these 28 videos and other resources on Artstor's new support site.

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SUMMARY
This month: Interview with Elizabeth Barlow Rogers, the rabbit in art, Artstor's new website, introducing the Built Works Registry, the flowers of Delmarva, new images from the Foundation for Landscape Studies, Andean ceramics from the Fowler Museum, teaching Visual Literacy with Artstor, training videos, events, and webinars.

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

April 14, 11:00AM EDT
April 22, 1:00PM EDT
April 30, 2:00PM EDT


WEBINAR
Intro to the Artstor Digital Library – finding images
Learn the ins and outs of keyword search, browsing by media, collection, or geography, advanced search, filtered results, and more.

April 14, 11:00AM EDT
April 30, 1:00PM EDT


WEBINAR
Introducing Artstor
This session offers an introduction to the features of the Artstor Digital Library for those who are unfamiliar with the resource and are considering a subscription.

April 15, 4:30 PM EDT
April 28, 12:30 EDT


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

April 16, 2:00 PM EDT


WEBINAR
Artstor Digital Library for Architecture
Learn about the Artstor Digital Library's 450,000 architectural images spanning all periods and numerous cultures.

April 17, 12:30PM EDT


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

April 21, 1:00PM EDT


WEBINAR
Artstor for AP® Art History
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.

April 21, 5:00PM EDT


WEBINAR
Artstor for K-12 Schools
Discover the many ways the Artstor Digital Library supports teaching and learning across the K-12 curricula.

April 21, 4:00 PM EDT
April 22, 5:00 PM EDT


WEBINAR
What can you do with the Artstor Digital Library?
There's much more to the Artstor Digital Library than just searching and downloading.

April 22, 4:00 PM EST


WEBINAR
Intro to the Artstor Digital Library – View, print, and download
This basic session provides an overview of tools and features in the Artstor Digital Library for all users.

April 23, 11:00AM EDT


WEBINAR
Unique use cases: Learn the many ways Shared Shelf is being used
Discover the creative ways your colleagues are using Shared Shelf.

April 27, 12:00 PM EST


WEBINAR
Teaching History with the Artstor Digital Library
Inspire History students with Artstor's resources, from art and photography to documents and images of buildings and monuments.

April 30, 4:00AM EDT


Meet Artstor Staff
EVENTS
Artstor is coming to your town
We're presenting on Visual Literacy at LILAC in Newcastle University on April 8, taking part in Museums and the Web in Chicago on April 8-11 (and doing a Lightning Talk on the 11th), and will be at Computers in Libraries in Washington, DC on April 27-29.

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Captions: a) Sara Cedar Miller, Bethesda Fountain; Angel of the Waters, Central Park, New York. Image and original data provided by the Foundation for Landscape Studies; © Sara Cedar Miller; b) Dentzel Company, Carousel Rabbit, c. 1915. American Folk Art Museum; c) Franklin C. Daiber, Peony. UD Library: Franklin C. Daiber Botanical Collection; d) unknown (Moche), Vessel (left view), 100-800 C.E., Peru, north coast. Fowler Museum; e) Landscape architect: Gertrude Jekyll, and architect: Edwin Lutyens, Le Bois des Moutiers. Image and original data provided by the Foundation for Landscape Studies, © Elizabeth Barlow Rogers, Foundation for Landscape Studies.

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