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Find Images Online Artstor and Beyond

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Find images online for your class papers and projects using the subscription database ARTstor. You can also try non-art databases like JSTOR and open access sources like Flickr. Created by J. …

Find images online for your class papers and projects using the subscription database ARTstor. You can also try non-art databases like JSTOR and open access sources like Flickr. Created by J. Rinalducci.

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  • Intro. Visual Literacy.
  • Overview. Options.
  • Getting to Artstor
  • Things you can do with images in database.
  • Different types of searching: Basic/Quick search, Advanced/More precise. OR Browse by…
  • Some special features like zooming and panning around imageOIV=Offline Image ViewerLots of online info & help
  • OIV=Offline Image ViewerPresentation software created by Artstor
  • Some options in OIV—comparing images…
  • ARTstor crosses disciplines, applicable to variety of subjects.NON-art guides under Collections by Topic
  • AGAIN—not just art & design topicsWWII poster—children, Nazis, race, class, historical…
  • Reading an Image:Design ElementsNot just art—ECOLOGY
  • JSTOR connection Flickr
  • Log-in to Flickr account for more options
  • FlickrARTstor vs. Flickr-> Library of Congress-> Ex: Migratory WorkersSearching “The Commons” -> Ex: Migrant LaborersInfoGuide
  • Current InfoGuideWork in progressGuide sheets for diff. online resources

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  • 1. Find Images Online:ARTstor & beyond…
    Created by Jenna Rinalducci
    Liaison Librarian for Art, Art History & the Honors College
    http://library.gmu.edu
    Updated: December 2010
  • 2. ARTstor Digital Library
    • Over 1.1 million images (incl. Mason Slide Library)
    • 3. Save or Print
    • 4. Zoom-able Images
    • 5. Save Image Groups
    • 6. Download Images
    OR Details
    • Email Citation Info
    • 7. PowerPoint
    • 8. Images for Academic Publishing (IAP)
  • Accessing ARTstor
    artstor
    artstor
    Off-Campus
  • 9. What can you do in ARTstor?
    SEARCH
    STUDY
    SAVE
    CITE
  • 10. Types of Searching
    Keyword vs. Advanced vs. Browsing
    Search by…
    Title
    Creator
    Date
    Media type (Classification)
    Geography
    Collection
  • 11. Special Features
    Zoom in & out/Pan around
    Save, Print, E-mail
    Send citations
    Save images to group
    OIV=Offline Image Viewer
    Communication: RSS, Facebook, YouTube
    Online tutorials
  • 12. Offline Image Viewer (OIV)
    Presentation Software
  • 13. Compare Images
  • 14. SEARCH: Tattooing AND “New Zealand”
  • Reading an Image:Not just for artsy types
    Title: Don't Let that Shadow Touch Them: Buy War Bonds
    Date: 1942
    Work Type: War Posters
    Notbuying a war bond would let the Nazi shadow ruin innocent American children.
    “Wholesome American children”
    Well dressed, clean
    Little boy holding American flag
    What does image say about race, class, gender, etc.?
    Historical, social, political & artistic implications…
  • 24. Reading an Image:Art, Design, What else?
    The Farm by Joan Miró (1921-22)
    Design elements:
    Color/Color theory
    Detailed realism combined with Cubist elements
    Art & Ecology
    Artists as keen observers of natural world
    Paintings become resource for studying nature
    (National Gallery of Art Classroom for Teachers & Students)
  • 25. Compare ARTstor to Other Image Resources
    JSTOR
    Images within context of articles
    Limit search results to “Only Results with Images”
    Flickr
    Over 3.6 billion images
    More images than ARTstor
    Different image sources
    Info Guide
  • 26. Flickr Account
  • 27. Flickr Search: Migrant Workers
  • 28. InfoGuides