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March 16, 2018

Using the new Artstor full screen viewer in the classroom

I recently found myself exploring the amazing world of netsuke using Artstor’s new comparison mode to perform that timeless task: double-slide projection. Boy, has it ever gotten easier!

The new image viewer allows you to project up to 10 images together, with the ability to zoom in on details of any of the images and add or remove images as needed. You can view detailed brushstrokes, or pan across large blocks of text in one of the primary source documents in Artstor. Try this yourself by opening a lecture image group, viewing the first image full screen, and clicking “compare.”

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March 14, 2018

Now available: more than 93,000 images from leading New York museums

Artstor has released more than 93,000* new images from four of New York’s leading cultural institutions. This eclectic release ranges across the history and built environment of New York City itself to art and artifacts from the Renaissance through the present day.

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March 13, 2018

Now available: more than 13,000 new images in Architecture

 

Artstor has released more than 13,000 new images in Architecture from leading scholars and institutions. This wide-ranging release includes surveys of historic and modern sites, including medieval mosques, restored church architecture in Mexico, Yanaka cemetery in Tokyo, and structures and sculptures along New York City’s High Line.

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February 28, 2018

Artstor and JSTOR together at NAIS 2018

Attending the NAIS Conference in Atlanta this year? So are we! Stop by booth #32, where we can show you the latest tools in Artstor and JSTOR designed to help students develop strong research skills and support faculty in the classroom.

College readiness is essential and using academic resources trusted by more than 10,000 institutions in 176 countries helps faculty put students on the path to success. We will show you how to use JSTOR’s innovative tools like Text Analyzer, My Lists, and subject-specific resources like Understanding Shakespeare.

In Artstor you will discover a new interface with tools perfectly geared for the classroom, including teaching resources for Advanced Placement® Art History, European History, and US History courses, as well as easy presentation tools that allow faculty to take students on a virtual field trip to the world’s major heritage sites.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Jordan Sears-Zeve, Institutional Development Manager, K12 and Secondary Schools
Dana Howard, Senior Education and Outreach Manager, Secondary Schools

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February 26, 2018

Now available: nearly 200 images from Glenstone

Glenstone is contributing nearly 200 images* from their collection to the Artstor Digital Library. The selection features works that have been displayed in the museum’s exhibitions, as well as its outdoor sculptures, and includes some of the leading modern and contemporary artists.

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February 23, 2018

Now available: over 2,000 images from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery

Jackson Pollock. Convergence. 1952. Image and original data provided by Albright-Knox Art Gallery. © 2014 Pollock-Krasner Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New YorkThe Albright-Knox Art Gallery is contributing nearly 2,100 images* of their permanent collection to the Artstor Digital Library. The selection in Artstor represents the excellence and breadth of the collection, which consists of works in all media and from diverse cultures, with a special emphasis on postwar and contemporary art.

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February 22, 2018

Now available: more than 3,000 images from The Phillips Collection

Paul Klee. Young Moe. 1938. Image and original data provided by The Phillips Collection. © 2009 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn

Paul Klee. Young Moe. 1938. Image and original data provided by The Phillips Collection. © 2009 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn

The Phillips Collection has contributed more than 3,000 images* to the Artstor Digital Library featuring a comprehensive selection of works from their holdings of Impressionist, modern, and contemporary art.

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February 22, 2018

Now available: more than 200 images from the Menil

René Magritte. Golconda (Golconde). 1953. Image and original data provided by The Menil Collection. © 2014 C. Herscovici, Brussels / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

René Magritte. Golconda (Golconde). 1953. Image and original data provided by The Menil Collection. © 2014 C. Herscovici, Brussels / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

The Menil Collection (the Menil) is contributing approximately 200 images* of highlights from its permanent collection to the Artstor Digital Library. The selection reflects the diversity of the collection and ranges from African, Etruscan, and Native American objects through Russian icons, Surrealist paintings, and contemporary installations.

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February 16, 2018

Teaching about women’s suffrage with Artstor and JSTOR

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The Awakening. 1915. Henry Mayer. Image and original data courtesy Cornell University – PJ Mode Collection of Persuasive Cartography.

Join us for a webinar demonstrating research practices for novice researchers with the topic of the history of women’s suffrage in the United States from the mid-19th to early 20th century.

In honor of Women’s History Month, we will explore some useful collections alongside the rich content and tools available in both JSTOR and Artstor. We’ll show you how you can build a lesson around primary sources including images, historical documents, and contemporary essays debating universal enfranchisement, then connect them to academic research for context.

This webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, February 27, 2018 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM EST.

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Can’t make the live event? All registrants will receive a link to the recorded session.

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