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ARTstor Elements

  1. 1. ARTstor Elements Renée Watson & Dan Lipcan Thomas J. Watson Library The Metropolitan Museum of Art July 1, July 7, and August 13, 2008 Gravel sorting in search of diamonds [South Africa], photograph, undated. The Image Gallery, University of California, San Diego.
  2. 2. ARTstor
  3. 3. What is ARTstor ARTstor is a digital library of nearly one million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes.
  4. 4. Essential Elements • Access and Registration • Basic and Advanced Searching • Navigating Search Results • Using the Image Viewer • Creating and working with Image Groups • Saving and printing images, image groups
  5. 5. Not Covered in This Class • Discussion of ARTstor collections • See ARTstor Research Collections • Creating and managing Shared Folders • Creating Personal Collections • Offline Image Viewer (OIV) Guitar (chitarra battente) 18th century
  6. 6. Getting Started • Accessing ARTstor • Registering in ARTstor • System requirements – High speed internet – Internet Explorer 7 – Pop-ups allowed
  7. 7. Searching • Can search by Keyword(s) – e.g., watteau “judgement of paris” • Can use Collection keywords - e.g., metmuseum; “scala archives”; dunhuang mellon or mida; bodleian oxford • See Help and “Read Search Tips” • Can search within results
  8. 8. Advanced Search • Can specify search term as being in Creator or Title or “in any field” (keyword) • Can do boolean search (AND, OR,NOT) • Can limit by: – Date range – Geography – Classification
  9. 9. Search Results • Image Thumbnails • Image Data • Selecting Images • Sorting images • Large Thumbnails • Thumbnail Icons
  10. 10. Thumbnail Icons • IAP (Images for Academic Publishing) • Image clusters • Find more like this • QTVR
  11. 11. For Better Searching, Understand the Collections • ARTstor’s Collection Topics • ARTstor Research Collections - Guide • Observe the Object Data terms within a collection: • Observe the terms in your search results
  12. 12. ARTstor Elements, Part II • Image Viewer • Image Groups • Printing • Downloading • Powerpoint • Workshops Federico Barocci. Saint Francis. Oil on canvas, ca. 1600-1605. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2003.281.
  13. 13. Image Viewer • *Disable your pop-up blocker • Zoom, pan, and rotate • Thumbnail map • Show/hide data • Maximize/minimize window Arthur Wesley Dow, Bend of a River. Color woodcut, ca. 1898. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
  14. 14. Image Viewer • Navigation within search results or an image group • Print and save/download • *Downloadable image sizes vary • Side-by-side comparisons Arthur Wesley Dow, Bend of a River. Color woodcut, ca. 1898. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
  15. 15. Image Viewer: printout
  16. 16. Image Viewer: printout (detail)
  17. 17. Image Groups • Use the “Organize” and “Share” tabs • Creating Image Groups • Working with Image Groups • Printing and saving/downloading Donatello or Desiderio da Settignano, Saint John the Baptist. Marble, ca. 1458-60. Museo nazionale del Bargello.
  18. 18. Image Groups: printout
  19. 19. Downloading images via Image Viewer (one at a time)
  20. 20. Original size
  21. 21. Downloading images via Image Viewer (one at a time) Resized Pensive Bodhisattva. Gilt bronze, mid-7th century Korea. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2003.222.
  22. 22. Downloading images via Image Viewer (one at a time) via Image Group download original size Pensive Bodhisattva. Gilt bronze, mid-7th century Korea. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2003.222.
  23. 23. Downloading images via Image Viewer (one at a time) via Image Group download Resized Pensive Bodhisattva. Gilt bronze, mid-7th century Korea. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2003.222.
  24. 24. Downloading images via Image Viewer (one at a time) via Image Group download Pensive Bodhisattva. Gilt bronze, mid-7th century Korea. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2003.222.
  25. 25. Inserting images into Powerpoint • Download your ARTstor images • Open Powerpoint • Insert > Picture > From file… • Find file • Resize and position • See also ARTstor help: Downloading
  26. 26. Powerpoint slide, in which I will demonstrate how easy it is
  27. 27. Upcoming hands-on workshops • Very limited space • Bring your work and your questions • To register, use the link in our survey email Tuesday, August 11, 2-3 pm Thursday, August 20, 11 am-12 pm Wednesday, September 9, 3-4 pm
  28. 28. Thank you! Survey coming via email -- we look forward to your feedback. Renée Watson renee.watson@metmuseum.org, x2667 Dan Lipcan daniel.lipcan@metmuseum.org, x2982 http://libmma.org/portal/instruction/ Gravel sorting in search of diamonds [South Africa], photograph, undated. The Image Gallery, University of California, San Diego.

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