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ARTstor: ARTstor Basics

A description of ARTstor and instruction in its use

ARTstor from a Mobile Device

ARTstor can be accessed from a mobile device but an account must first be set up on a standad computer. See instructions for registering for an ARTstor account. More details on accessing ARTstor from Apple or Android mobile devices can be found on the ARTstor site.

Here is an ARTstor video link about ARTstor Mobile.

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About ARTstor

ARTstor is a subscription database of digital images in arts, humanities, education and sciences. Access is provided by the Databases by Subject page. ARTstor gives students and faculty the ability to view and save images from institutions all over the world. It is easy to get started collecting and viewing images. Some of the more powerful functions of the software may take some instruction. Besides the instruction in this guide there are additional tutorials presented in the "Other Tutorials" tab

Getting Started

 Follow this link to the ARTstor database: ARTstor

(You can also access ARTstor from the Foothill database page: Databases by Subject )

On Artstor homepage, click on the box, near the top of the page, labeled ARTstor Digital Library: Enter here

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To find  content in the Intitutional Folder that has been created by Foothill Instructors, click on the word "Open" in the Folders and Image Groups box in the center of the page. Content is listed  by class number  or instructor.

 

Subject Guides

ARTstor has created subject guides on a variety of topics to provide helpful information about the collections and suggest keywords which will aid your search. To download the PDF of a specific Subject Guide click here .

Individual Subject Guides include:

African and African-American Studies

American Studies   

Anthropology Architecture and the Built Environment

Asian Studies   

Classical Studies   

Decorative Arts   

Design

Fashion and Costume   

History of Medicine and Natural Science  

Languages and Literature

Latin American Studies   

Music History   

Native American and Indigenous Studies   

Photography

Religious Studies   

Renaissance Studies   

Theater and Dance   

Women’s Studies