ARTstor Digital Library

Artstor Digital Library + VRC Teaching Collection = One Simple Search

The WCDA VRC Teaching Collection, an ever-growing custom collection of over 40,000 images tailored to the curriculum of the Williams College Art Department, is now fully integrated with the Artstor Digital Library.  One-stop image shopping has arrived! Simply perform a search in the Artstor Digital Library and the VRC Teaching Collection images appear at the

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Your New One-stop Image Shop

The Williams VRC Collection, an ever-growing custom collection of over 40,000 images tailored to the curriculum of the Williams College Art Department, is moving to Artstor’s Shared Shelf media management solution.  Users will be able to browse both the Artstor Digital Library and the Williams VRC Collection simultaneously, creating a one-stop image shop.  VRC Collection

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2,700 More WCMA Images en route to Artstor

The Williams College Museum of Art and Artstor are collaborating to release an additional 2700 images of collection objects in the Artstor Digital Library.  New images come from WCMA’s African, Eastern, and Ancient collections, as well as its collection of the works of Maurice and Charles Prendergast.  Visit the Artstor WCMA collection page for additional information regarding

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Finally! ARTstor to offer 35,000 Images from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

At last! ARTstor has entered into an agreement with the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, to distribute approximately 35,000 images of European and American paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, and photographs, dating from the 13th-21st centuries. Previously the Gallery’s presence in ARTstor was limited to 700 images of European paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts from the

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Download ARTstor Groups of up to 150 Images

In addition to downloading image groups to PowerPoint, ARTstor’s latest feature now allows for bulk downloading of up to 150 images in a group to a zip file. See the short how-to video.

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Now Available in ARTstor: Every Painting from the National Gallery, London

The ARTstor Digital Library now contains every painting in the permanent collection of the National Gallery of Art, London.  More than 2,300 works of Western European painting are represented dating from the 13th-20th centuries.  Read more in the ARTstor blog or view the collection in the ARTstor Digital Library.

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Browsing Tips for the 1.6 Million Images in ARTstor

How does one begin to replicate the accidental discovery of new images in the slide drawer when using ARTstor?  If one does not have a specific image in mind, how does one even begin to tackle a daunting 1.6 million images?  Check out this post on the ARTstor Blog for tips on new ways to

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ARTstor Systems Upgrade

ARTstor will be performing a major systems upgrade, bringing a new Oracle server online and significantly improving the digital library’s infrastructure.  ARTstor will not be available to users from Saturday, January 26 at 11:00pm EST until Sunday, January 27 at 1pm EST.  

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Extend Your ARTstor Remote Access

Remote access to ARTstor is available off-campus using your standard ARTstor log-in for 120 days.  Are you going to be away for longer than four months?  Contact the VRC staff and we can extend your remote access period by 30 days.  And no worries — there’s no need to divulge your top-secret password!

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