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ARTstor Elements, Summer 2010

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The Summer 2010 edition of our ARTstor Elements class, taught alongside Lisa Harms. http://libmma.org/instruction

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ARTstor Elements, Summer 2010

  1. 1. ARTstor Elements Lisa Harms & Dan Lipcan Thomas J. Watson Library The Metropolitan Museum of Art June 16, July 20, and August 12, 2010 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 <ul><li>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 teaching purposes. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Essential Elements <ul><li>Access and Registration </li></ul><ul><li>Basic and Advanced Searching </li></ul><ul><li>Navigating Search Results </li></ul><ul><li>Using the Image Viewer </li></ul><ul><li>Creating and working with Image Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Saving and printing images, image groups </li></ul>
  5. 5. Not Covered in This Class <ul><li>Discussion of ARTstor collections </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>See ARTstor Research Collections </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Creating and managing Shared Folders </li></ul><ul><li>Creating Personal Collections </li></ul><ul><li>Offline Image Viewer (OIV) </li></ul>Guitar (chitarra battente) 18 th century
  6. 6. Getting Started <ul><li>Accessing ARTstor </li></ul><ul><li>Registering in ARTstor </li></ul><ul><li>System requirements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High speed internet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet Explorer 7 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pop-ups allowed </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Searching <ul><li>Search by Keyword(s) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>e.g., watteau “judgement of paris” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>See Help and “Read Search Tips” </li></ul><ul><li>Use Collection keywords - found under the Help Screen </li></ul><ul><ul><li>e.g., metmuseum; “scala archives”; dunhuang mellon or mida; bodleian oxford </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Search within results </li></ul>
  8. 8. Advanced Search <ul><li>Can specify search term as being in Creator or Title or “in any field” (keyword) </li></ul><ul><li>Can do boolean search (AND, OR, NOT) </li></ul><ul><li>Can limit by: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Date range </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Geography </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Classification </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Search Results <ul><li>Image Thumbnails </li></ul><ul><li>Image Data </li></ul><ul><li>Selecting Images </li></ul><ul><li>Sorting images </li></ul><ul><li>Large Thumbnails </li></ul><ul><li>Thumbnail Icons </li></ul>
  10. 10. Thumbnail Icons <ul><li>IAP (Images for Academic Publishing) </li></ul><ul><li>Image clusters </li></ul><ul><li>Find more like this </li></ul>
  11. 11. For Better Searching, Understand the Collections <ul><li>ARTstor Research Collections - Guide </li></ul><ul><li>Observe the Object Data terms within a collection </li></ul><ul><li>Observe the terms in your search results </li></ul>
  12. 12. ARTstor Elements, Part II <ul><li>Image Viewer </li></ul><ul><li>Image Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Printing </li></ul><ul><li>Downloading </li></ul><ul><li>Powerpoint </li></ul>Federico Barocci. Saint Francis . Oil on canvas, ca. 1600-1605. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2003.281.
  13. 13. Image Viewer <ul><li>*Disable your pop-up blocker </li></ul><ul><li>Zoom, pan, and rotate </li></ul><ul><li>Thumbnail map </li></ul><ul><li>Show/hide data </li></ul><ul><li>Maximize/minimize window </li></ul>Arthur Wesley Dow, Bend of a River . Color woodcut, ca. 1898. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
  14. 14. Image Viewer <ul><li>Navigation within search results or an image group </li></ul><ul><li>Print and save/download </li></ul><ul><li>*Downloadable image sizes vary </li></ul><ul><li>Side-by-side comparisons </li></ul>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. Inserting images into Powerpoint <ul><li>*For individual images </li></ul><ul><li>Download images </li></ul><ul><li>Open Powerpoint </li></ul><ul><li>Insert > Picture > From file… </li></ul><ul><li>Find file </li></ul><ul><li>Resize and position </li></ul><ul><li>See also ARTstor help: Downloading </li></ul>
  18. 18. Powerpoint slide, in which I will demonstrate how easy it is
  19. 19. Image Groups <ul><li>Use the “Organize” and “Share” tabs </li></ul><ul><li>Creating Image Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Working with Image Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Printing, saving, and downloading </li></ul>Donatello or Desiderio da Settignano, Saint John the Baptist . Marble, ca. 1458-60. Museo nazionale del Bargello.
  20. 20. Image Groups: printout
  21. 21. Batch export to Powerpoint
  22. 22. Batch export to Powerpoint
  23. 23. Thank you! <ul><li>Survey coming via email -- we look forward to your feedback. </li></ul><ul><li>Lisa Harms </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] , x2344 </li></ul><ul><li>Dan Lipcan </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] , x2982 </li></ul><ul><li>http:// libmma.org /portal/instruction/ </li></ul>Gravel sorting in search of diamonds [South Africa], photograph, undated. The Image Gallery, University of California, San Diego.

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