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March 11, 2019

Artstor at VRA 2019

Carleton E. Watkins. Los Angeles. 1876. Image and data courtesy The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Artstor will be attending the 2019 VRA conference in Los Angeles, California. Join us at our user group meeting to learn the latest updates on Artstor and JSTOR Forum:

Artstor/JSTOR Forum User Group Meeting
Thursday, March 28
3:45 – 4:45 PM
Room TBD

You can also say hello at the Community Partnership Event on Wednesday, March 27 from 2:15 – 4:00 PM.

We look forward to seeing you in Los Angeles!

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March 11, 2019

Artstor at ARLIS 2019

The Gast Lithograph & Engraving Company. Capitol of Utah in Salt Lake City, from the General Government and State Capitol Buildings series (N14) for Allen & Ginter. 1889. Image and data courtesy The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Artstor will be attending the 2019 ARLIS conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. Here’s where you can find us–stop by and say hello!

Artstor + JSTOR Forum User Group Meeting
Friday, March 29 12:10-1:45 PM
Savoy room, Level 1
(Please RSVP to the event on Sched if you plan to attend)

Booth #72, Exhibit Hall (Level 1)
Thursday, March 28 and Friday, March 29
9:00AM – 5:00PM

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September 4, 2018

Webinar event: how Drew University library selects and shares special collections

Nestorian Cross. 1260-1368. Image courtesy of the Mark W. Brown Nestorian Cross Collection, Drew University.

Nestorian Cross. 1260-1368. Image courtesy of the Mark W. Brown Nestorian Cross Collection, Drew University.

Join Drew University librarians Jennifer Heise and Andrew Bonamici to learn how they use JSTOR Forum to manage a wide range of digital collections, including student work, campus history, and the second largest collection of Nestorian crosses in the world. Not sure what a Nestorian cross is? Tune in to find out (and explore the public collection below)!

We’ll be covering everything from how to select from among competing digital projects to promoting them once they’ve been published, and then taking your questions!

Date: Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Time: 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. EST
Register here

Can’t make it? This webinar is being recorded, sign up to listen later.

Browse Drew University’s public collections at

Learn more about Drew University’s digital collections:

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August 30, 2018

Webinar: results from the 2018 AP® Art History exam


Yaxchilán lintel 25, image and data courtesy the Kerr Archive.

As part of Artstor’s commitment to support high school faculty in teaching AP® Art History, we are pleased to have Professor Heather Madar back to share her Chief Reader’s Report on the results of the exam.

In her one-hour presentation she will share observations about student performance in the third year of the revised AP format, and provide suggestions for teachers about best practices in the teaching of AP Art History. We’ll focus on helping teachers understand the nature of the exam, its relationship to the curriculum framework, and the scoring methodology used. The session will conclude with audience questions and the opportunity for informal discussion.

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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.

Register here.

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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April 12, 2018

Artstor user group meetings: a roundup for librarians


Each year we hold user group meetings at VRA and ARLIS (conferences focusing on art librarianship and the use of visual resources in education, respectively) to give our core community of librarians the latest Artstor news and answer their questions. This year, we met with groups from around the country in New York and Philadelphia to share updates about Artstor’s platform and collections, and engaged in lively discussions about the new site and what’s to come. For those unable to attend, we’re providing a roundup of our sessions.

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