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July 23, 2018

Webinar: how we build collections–and how you can help!

Join us for a webinar discussing how we build our diverse collections on Wednesday, August 15th at 3:00 PM ET.

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Artstor launched a record number of images in 2017 across diverse subject areas—including photography, decorative arts, and modern and contemporary art—and 2018 promises to be another prolific year. In this webinar our in-house experts will present highlights from recent and upcoming releases and provide a look behind the scenes from the metadata perspective, with a focus on the challenges of collection-building and how to ensure optimal discoverability.

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July 18, 2018

Now available: College Art Museums collection launch part II

In this second installment of our college art museum collection launch (see our post about the first installment here), the Artstor Digital Library has released 14,000+ images from four additional institutions. Between the two launches, there are now more than 29,000 new images available to Artstor participants.* Highlights from this release include American and European paintings and works on paper, and historical objects from around the world.

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July 3, 2018

Now available: 2,600 additional images from the Williams College Museum of Art

The Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) has contributed 2,600 additional images of its permanent collection to the Artstor Digital Library, bringing their total to more than 2,750.* The selection in Artstor represents the Museum’s holdings across Western, African, Eastern, and ancient collections.

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July 2, 2018

Now available: 4,300 additional images from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

James McNeill Whistler. Nocturne. c. 1878. Wash lithograph on blue tinted chine collé. Image and original data provided by the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University.

James McNeill Whistler. Nocturne. c. 1878. Wash lithograph on blue tinted chine collé. Image and original data provided by the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University.

The Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (DAC) has contributed 4,300 additional images of works on paper from their permanent collection to the Artstor Digital Library bringing their total to more than 6,300.* The selection in Artstor includes many highlights, with an emphasis on western prints from the seventeenth through the nineteenth centuries.

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June 27, 2018

More than 1 million images now publicly available at library.artstor.org!

Good news! Artstor has made more than 1 million image, video, document, and audio files from public institutional collections freely available to everyone—subscribers and non-subscribers alike–at library.artstor.org. These collections are being shared by institutions who make their content available via JSTOR Forum, a tool that allows them to catalog, manage, and share digital media collections and make them discoverable to the widest possible audience.

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June 26, 2018

Now available: highlights from the Tufts University Art Gallery

William Edward Norton. Untitled. 1876. Oil on canvas. Image and data provided by Tufts University Art Gallery.

William Edward Norton. Untitled. 1876. Oil on canvas. Image and data provided by Tufts University Art Gallery.

The Tufts University Art Gallery has contributed 88 images of its permanent collection to the Artstor Digital Library.* The selection in Artstor accentuates the museum’s American holdings, predominantly paintings and works on paper from the nineteenth century through to the present.

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June 11, 2018

Now available: college art museums collection launch part I

 

Artstor has now released 15,000+ images in the first part of our launch focusing on college art museum collections.* This release encompasses arts, crafts, and cultural objects in many media from around the world that are curated and housed in art museums at leading universities across America.

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