The Bear Dance by William Holbrook Beard.

William Holbrook Beard. The Bear Dance. c. 1870. Image and original data courtesy New York Historical Society Museum & Library.


Artstor will be attending the 2018 Visual Resources Association conference in Philadelphia, where we will be holding Artstor and JSTOR Forum user group meetings. Plus, our legal counsel will be joining a panel discussion about recent rights questions in museums and higher education. And finally, don’t forget to come by our table at Wednesday night’s happy hour for a chat over drinks!

Where you can find us:
The Brave New Media of Visual Resources: Managing Intellectual Property Rights on the Frontier
As part of a panel on current rights questions arising for museums, universities, and image providers, ITHAKA’s legal counsel Marcie Kaufman will discuss the intellectual property and legal issues involved in the integration of Artstor’s image content with JSTOR’s textual content.
Tuesday, March 27 3:15 – 4:45 pm
Location: Washington C

Happy hour, posters, sponsors, and raffle
Join us for a drink and a chat—and pick up some stylish swag!
Wednesday, March 28 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Location: TBA (Please refer to the Sched for updated room information.)

Artstor Digital Library user group meeting
We will provide updates and news about Artstor’s collections, new platform, and future developments. Learn what new tools we’ve made available this year, and what to expect in the coming months. Also find out how we are improving image-based teaching with new online presentation and study tools.
Thursday, March 29 8:30 – 10:00 am
Location: Washington C

JSTOR Forum user group meeting
Our annual gathering is an opportunity to find out how our media management and sharing software—formerly known as Shared Shelf—fits into the digital collection landscape.

This is a chance to discuss how the software can evolve to meet the community’s changing needs and for peer users to connect. The Forum leadership and development team will provide an overview of recent and upcoming releases before opening up the meeting to attendees for questions and discussion.
Thursday, March 29 10:15 – 11:45 am
Location: Washington C