To optimize image display and navigation through the ARTstor Digital Library, we recommend that you clear both your Java and browser caches on a regular basis. By clearing these caches, you will often improve ARTstor’s performance on your computer. In addition, if you have trouble using ARTstor or notice an increase in error messages, clearing your computer’s caches will often solve these problems.

You will find detailed information posted in ARTstor’s online help describing how to clear the caches for a variety of browsers and Java versions. Please feel free to consult the following links for instructions and screen grabs:

If after clearing your caches, you still experience ARTstor performance problems, please email userservices@artstor.org and we will work with you to troubleshoot the problem.