Looking for new ways to be dynamic in the classroom? This webinar will show you how you can leverage groups in Artstor to present multimedia content using our highly interactive fullscreen viewer. We’ll also cover ways to share these groups with colleagues and students. 45 min
Ever wish there was more collaboration at your school? Join us to explore various techniques that foster collaboration with colleagues to improve student success — and to share your own tips. Wendy DeGroat, librarian at Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School in Richmond, Virginia, has been successfully collaborating with classroom faculty over her 20 year career and has proven techniques to share. 1 hr
Session three: Artstor and JSTOR tools to support teaching literature
Learn how the latest features in JSTOR and Artstor support using content from Artstor and Lives of Literature in the classroom. We’ll show you how to use JSTOR’s Text Analyzer and view virtual reality panoramas of locations mentioned in texts, as well as other engagement tools available on our platform.
Session two: Engaging students through visually accented narratives
Scholar, educator and author Rebecca Boone, Professor of History at Lamar University, brings history to life for her students using visually enhanced narratives. Her book, Real Lives in the Sixteenth Century: A Global Perspective, has received accolades for its vibrant narratives connecting figures across the globe. In this session, Rebecca will share her approach to drawing historical connections between literature and visuals in the classroom, and answer questions about the resources and techniques she uses in instruction, writing, and research. Plus, five attendees will receive a copy of Rebecca’s book!
Session one: A natural pairing: Bringing art and literature together
Join the editors of JSTOR’s Lives of Literature and Artstor, Anne Ray and Nancy Minty, as they explore the connections between visual imagery and the written word. Gain an editor’s perspective of new themes that emerge when artworks, photographs, and historical objects are examined alongside works of literature—as well as how curricula can be enlivened by drawing these connections.
Join us to learn about ITHAKA’s newest family member, Reveal Digital, and the ways they support a non-traditional approach for libraries to join together to share and create primary source collections and make them openly available. Come hear about their current projects and future plans!
Join us for a webinar demonstrating how you can use our new, free, copyright evaluation tool in your work. We’ll also review some basic guidelines for working with images in research and education, such as determining if an image is under copyright, understanding the permitted uses of the images you find in Artstor’s free, publicly available collections, as well as how Artstor’s copyright-cleared subscription-based collections can make your work with images easier.