We wanted to let you know that ARTstor will be attending the upcoming College Art Association (CAA) Annual Conference in Boston this month. We will have a booth in Exhibit Hall A at the Hynes Convention Center to provide updates on ARTstor activities and answer questions about using the ARTstor Digital Library. Our booth number is 341.

We will also have a suite for those users interested in scheduling training. Please be in touch to schedule a convenient time for training in the suite, or feel free to forward this message to others at your institution as you see appropriate.

Suite Location: Boston Marriott Copley Place, 110 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA.

Contact the User Services team at userservices@artstor.org to schedule training during the following dates and times:

  • February 23, Thursday, 2006: 9:00am-6:00pm
  • February 24, Friday, 2006: 9:00am-6:00pm
  • February 25, Saturday, 2006: 9:00am-2:30pm

There will be signs and flyers available in the lobby at the concierge desk with the suite number.

We would also like to invite you to a special ARTstor breakfast meeting for participants and non-participants.

  • Friday, February 24 from 7:30–9:00am
  • Hynes Convention Center
  • Room 210

Andrew Hershberger, Ph.D, Assistant Professor at Bowling Green University will discuss his experiences with using digital technology in the classroom. Mr. Hershberger’s talk will be followed by a presentation of new enhancements to ARTstor and a short presentation on forthcoming collections. There will be time for questions. We hope you will have an opportunity to join us.

In addition, the CAA group, Art Historians Interested in Pedagogy and Technology (AHPT), has invited ARTstor to participate in its business meeting. ARTstor User Services will demonstrate the Offline Image Viewer.

The business meeting is being held on Friday, February 24th, and begins at 5:30pm with the OIV demonstration starting at approximately 6:40pm. The meeting will be held at the Hynes Convention Center, Room 203. AHPT has opened the meeting to anyone interested in learning about pedagogy and technology. We hope that you will be able to participate.