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  • User – save images, personal notes, download Offline Image ViewerInstructor – share folders, control access to folders, instructor commentary, upload local images to personal collection,
  • Jean Charlot images.
  • Personal Notes – make sure to be logged in
  • No QTVR or audio files(add text, more images from a textbook CD, make side-by-side comparison images, etc.)
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  • ARTstor for Students
    Kanako Iwase
    Visual Resources Librarian
    Department of Art and Art History
    University of Hawai‘i at Manoa
  • Agenda
    What is ARTstor?
    User Registration
    Browse & Search
    Image groups
    Image citations
    Download to PowerPoint/OIV
  • Common Image Search
    Search results:
    Commercial vendors
    Flickr photos
    Whose image?
    Good quality?
    Colors true?
  • ARTstor– What & Why
    Fee-based database subscribed by UHM
    Collection of high quality images from various institutions
    For undergraduates, graduates and scholars
    Download images & citations
  • ARTstor– What & Why (Cont’d)
    Copyright cleared -
    free to use for scholarly purposes
  • Before you start…
    System requirements
    See: http://help.artstor.org/wiki/index.php/ARTstor_Tech_Specs
    Pop-ups allowed
    Tools > Options > Content > Exceptions…
  • Registration
    Create a User account
    Anyone in UHM can have a free account
    Access ARTstor through the Hamilton Library website or Voyager
    Enter personal notes & search your notes
    Save images into image groups,
    then to PPT
    Download the high-end presentation tool - OIV
  • Browse
    Walter E. Deaves, 1903
    By Geography
    By Classification
    By Collection
    By Sample Topic
    By folders created by other UH instructors
    See also subject guides
    (e.g. History, Anthropology, Maps & Charts, Photography, …and more)
  • Highlight of Unique Collections – growing fast
    Art History Survey Collection
    Nearly 5000 images from
    13 standard art history
    survey textbooks.
  • Highlight of Unique Collections (cont’d)
    The Schlesinger History of Women in America Collection
    Includes historical photos from
    World’s Fairs and expositions,
    when racial and ethnic groups
    were “displayed”.
    Provided by Harvard University
  • Highlight of Unique Collections (cont’d)
    Contemporary Art (Larry Qualls Archive):
    NYC contemporary art exhibitions
    in the last quarter of the 20th c.
    and the early 21st. c.
  • Highlight of Unique Collections (cont’d)
    ART on FILE Collection
    Photographs of 20th and 21st
    century architecture and
    landscape architecture projects
    around the world.
  • Highlight of Unique Collections (cont’d)
    Photographs of Mayan Excavations
    Documents archaeological
    excavations throughout
    Central America.
    Forthcomings are images of
    Pre-Columbian, African,
    Native North American, and
    Oceanic objects.
  • Highlight of Unique Collections (cont’d)
    Drawing Collections from the Natural History Museum, London
    Drawings and watercolor paintings
    from the 1768 voyage to the South
    Pacific with Captain James Cook
    on the HMS Endeavour.
  • Highlight of Unique Collections (cont’d)
    Magnum Photos
    Documentary photographs
    of the 20th c. and
    contemporary life representing
    industry, people, places,
    politics and news events,
    or disasters and conflicts.
    Try contemporary keywords
    such as “hip hop”.  
  • Highlight of Unique Collections (cont’d)
    Asia Art Archive-- Forthcoming
    Contemporary Asian art images
    provided by AAA in Hong Kong,
    including artists from across Asia
    as well as artists of Asian descent
    and non-Asian living in Asia.
  • Highlight of Unique Collections (cont’d)
    Shangri La Collection – In progress
    Islamic and South Asian art
    Provided by the former home
    of Doris Duke in Honolulu.  
  • Highlight of Unique Collections (cont’d)
    The Jean Charlot Collection – UHM Library – Forthcoming!
    Jean Charlot (born in Paris,
    died in Honolulu) produced
    numerous works of paintings,
    murals, sculpture, drawings,
    and books.  
  • Search
    Basic keyword search / Advanced search
    Standard search syntax:
    ( * ) Wildcard
    (“ “) Phrase search
    ( _ ) Character wildcard
    Search within or filter your search results
  • Viewing Search Results
    Small/large thumbnails
    Description with copyright info.
    Zoom-in & save detail view
    Multiple images for a piece
    “You may be also interested in…”
    IAP (Images for Academic Publishing)
    QTVR (Quick Time Virtual Reality)
  • Image Groups
    Save images to a group
    • Simply drag to add/reorganize
    • Generate URL for sharing
  • Citations for Images
    Save citations for:
    selected image(s)
    image group
    View and export citations
    Directly into EndNote, ProCite,
    RefWorks, or Reference Manager
    Send to email
    Save as .txt and .html
  • Download/Print
    Save on your computer (.JPG and .HTML files)
    Several print view options
    Create a HTML page from print view
  • Presenting Images - PowerPoint
    Download an image group to PPT in a batch
    Each image on
    each slide
    Full record in the
    Notes field
  • Presenting Images - OIV
    OIV – Offline Image Viewer
    Alternative to PowerPoint
    Easy & Fast – create slide shows by dragging images
    High-resolution images with zoom-in/out features
    * The OIV software must be installed to open OIV files.
  • Other Free Sources on the Web
    UH Manoa Library - Digital Collections
    Oxford Art Online(free at UH only)
    Google Art Project(Google and museums worldwide)
    American Memory(Library of Congress)
    World Digital Library(Library of Congress and UNESCO)
    Timeline of Art History(Metropolitan Museum of Art)
    Artcyclopedia– Index of artists and art movements
    World heritage tour– UNESCO sites 3D Tour
    Collection Search Center(Smithsonian Institution)
    artasiamerica(Asian American Arts Centre in NYC)
    NYPL Digital Gallery(The New York Public Library) …and more
    Other related tools
    Vi.sualize.us -- Bookmark images online / No hardware memory issues
    Tineye -- Enter an image (not a keyword) to search images
  • LibGuides at UH
    Hamilton Library’s
    new subject guides
    Find Images
    Find Images by Subject
    How to Cite Images
    Scanning Images
    ARTstor workshop info.
  • Image credits
    Torres Strait Islander people; Mask; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; ARTstor ID# AMICO_METRO_103825482
    Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas, French, 1834 - 1917; The Rehearsal of the Ballet Onstage; probably 1874; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; ARTstor ID# MMA_IAP_1039651314
    Christian Boltanski; Exhibition: Christian Boltanski: Lessons of Darkness, 12/9/1988-2/12/1989; Monument: Les Enfants de Dijon, 1986; Image and original data from New Museum of Contemporary Art; © 2007 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
    Walter E. Deaves; Diver and Octopus; The Detroit Institute of Arts; ARTstor ID# AMICO_DETROIT_1039543325
    Jean Charlot; Hawaiian Drummers; May 5, 1950; Pri. Colln. in Honolulu; Data from: The Jean Charlot Collection; (c) The Jean Charlot Estate LLC; Photographer: Hal Lum.
    Jean Charlot; Life of St. Bridget; April 2––May 13, 1939, finished in situ August 29––September 1, 1939; Located: Church of St. Bridget, Peapack, New Jersey; Data from: Jean CharlotCollectio; (c) The Jean Charlot Estate LLC.
    Georgia O'Keeffe, 1887 - 1986; Pedernal - from the Ranch 1 (Pedernal - from Ranch #1); 1956; The Minneapolis Institute of Arts; ARTstor ID# AMICO_MINIAPOLIS_103820513© 2005 The Georgia O'Keeffe Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York