ARTstor is a subscription database of nearly a million images from a wide
range of cultures and time periods. Check
online guides on how this database may be used in various disciplines. It is available through Fogler Library's
list of databases.
With ARTstor you can:
Levels of Access
Search and browse for images, save, print data and images, and view contents of public Shared Folders
Registered Users (any UMaine person with a First Class
One-time registration required with FirstClass e-mail address and password.
Save selected images to Image Groups, add personal notes to images, view contents of password-protected Shared Folders, and use Offline Image Viewer.
Instructors (Contact Jen Bonnet at Fogler Library for
Instructor Privileges registration)
Create Image Folders for sharing collections of selected images in Image Groups with students and colleagues, add instructor notes to images, upload personal images to Personal Collection (1 GB), and use Offline Image Viewer for presentations.
For additional system requirements information, please consult ARTSTor's guidelines.
Browse ARTstor collections by:
Using selected images
Note: Students can only create Image Groups and save the groups under the default My Work Folder
Users can present their selected images:
Save selected images to an Image Group.
Organize ==> Save selected images to==>New Image Group. Name your image group.
Highlight My Work Folder. Then click Save.
Delete an image group
Share ==> Manage folders
Highlight Image Group to be deleted and click Delete
Add personal notes to image
Click open caption below selected image and add your notes
Generate URL for an image
Share ==> Generate URL
Pan an image
Click Zoom icon first and then click the Pan icon
Present images using Offline Image Viewer
Cite ARTstor images
Tools ==> Save citations for selected images or image group ==> View and export citations
(This provides image details needed for citations)
Using image details generated by ARTstor, create appropriate citations using citation styles preferred by individual departments.
For more details, see http://help.artstor.org/wiki/index.php/Citing
Export images to PowerPoint
See this screenshot tutorial: http://help.artstor.org/wiki/images/1/1e/ARTstor_Export_to_PowerPoint_web.pdf
For further information on using ARTstor: