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November 19, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

Reveal Digital’s Voices from the Inside, featuring Yukari Iwatani Keen and Shaheen Pasha

Join us to hear from Yukari Iwatani Kane and Shaheen Pasha, co-founders and co-directors of the Prison Journalism Project. They will talk with us about how they are changing lives by teaching incarcerated people how to be journalists and providing them with a platform for these journalists to tell their own stories and those of their communities.

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November 17, 2020
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST

Images: The Secret Ingredient for Engagement

Bridget Madden, Associate Director of Visual Resources Center at the University of Chicago, will introduce the Cookbook of Remote and Hybrid Instructional Strategies in Art History, a guide to integrating images into teaching for greater engagement. She will be joined by PhD candidate Carly Boxer, who will discuss her experience implementing the guideline in a digital “field trip” assignment.

We will also talk about how you can integrate Artstor’s world-class images into the cookbook’s strategies.

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October 22, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

Reveal Digital’s Voices from the Inside, featuring Kerry Myers

As part of Reveal Digital’s new project to digitize American prison newspapers in an open access project called American Prison Newspapers, 1800-2019: Voices from the Inside, this webinar will feature Kerry Myers, Deputy Director, Louisiana Parole Project and ex-Editor of the Angolite. Kerry will provide his insider’s perspective on being part of the Angolite and how the newspaper impacted other incarcerated people, their families and prison reform in general.

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September 22, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

American Prison Newspapers, featuring James McGrath Morris

As part of Reveal Digital’s new project to digitize American prison newspapers in an open access project called American Prison Newspapers, 1800-2019: Voices from the Inside, this webinar will feature James McGrath Morris, author of Jailhouse Journalism. Mr. Morris will share some of the stories that are part of the history of prison newspapers, the people behind them, and the life-changing impact that prison journalism has had and will continue to have on incarcerated people. This is the first in a series of three webinars from Reveal Digital.

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July 2, 2020 to September 1, 2020

JSTOR Forum Cataloging Tools Training – on demand!

Learn everything you need to know to get started cataloging in Forum. We will cover working with data in Excel, using master records and bulk editing, working with sets and using integrated and external authorities. Register to watch this training at anytime.

Audience: Subscribers

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July 2, 2020 to September 1, 2020

JSTOR Forum Controlled Lists Training – on demand!

Attendees will get an overview of expanded Controlled List functionality and learn how to use the same controlled list in several projects, take advantage of system-provided controlled lists, create your own local lists, import values to locally created lists using Excel, and enable cataloger users to add values to controlled lists. Register to watch this at any time.

Audience: Subscribers

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August 19, 2020
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM EST

5 Ways to Get Ready for Next Term with Artstor

Have a new prep next semester? Want to revamp some older course content? Or, do you really want to teach beyond the canon this term? Let’s talk about how to quickly refresh your course materials and leverage your group links for remote teaching and learning.
Join us to learn ways to use tags to organize your online content, tricks for sharing sets of groups with a single link, and how to make presentations that will engage students across the internet.

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Artstor’s Quick Start Guide

5 Ways to Get Ready for Next Term with Artstor

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August 11, 2020
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM EST

Global Perspectives in Art History

Let’s begin a new teaching year where our worldwide experience of the pandemic makes globalization even more relevant, with an initiative that presents a global view of art history. The goal for this session is to explore and illustrate an inclusive view of art history consistent with the growing trend in the discipline – art across cultures, rather than the traditional focus on isolated geographies.

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Global perspectives in Art History References

Glossary terms and creators

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August 6, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

All about Artstor access for your institution

Join us for this session covering Artstor’s access methods–what the options are and how to best use them. We will outline supported access methods, the admin tool, and the most common issues the Artstor support team has been addressing recently. You will emerge from this webinar fully prepared to facilitate access to Artstor for your remote and on-campus community.

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Artstor back-to-school checklist

Artstor back-to-school references

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July 8, 2020
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM EST

Unleashing images across the Academy: visual literacy and interdisciplinary learning

This webinar promotes an image-rich experience across disciplines informed by considerations of visual literacy. We will explore subjects that invite fuller illustration, including the social sciences, environment and climate change, human geography and immigration, and the history of science and medicine.

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