Artstor  Connect to ARTstor
Also known as: Artstor Digital Library
Access: Internet-delivered database. There are three ways to connect:
  1. from a public computer in the University of Delaware Library
  2. from a University of Delaware campus connection in your dorm, lab, or office
  3. from an off-campus connection (University of Delaware ID required)

“A non-profit digital image library for education and scholarship.” The digital library includes more than 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. Researchers in a wide variety of subject areas, including art, architecture, music, religion, anthropology, literature, world history, fashion, garden history, film studies, American Studies, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, Medieval Studies, Renaissance Studies, and more, will find images of interest in Artstor. For more information about collections in ARTstor, interdisciplinary uses of Artstor, and key features of Artstor, follow the links below:

Collections: Descriptions and Status

Collections by Topic (interdisciplinary uses)

Key features: Searching, browsing, & organizing images

Coverage: Prehistory to the 21st century
Personalization: To be able to make full use of Artstor, you will need to register through a very simple process. Registration permits you not only to search and browse the Artstor collections, but also to save image groups for later consultation, and to print and download high resolution images for permitted uses.
Notes: The Offline Image Viewer (OIV) is available. Under the “Tools” menu, highlight “Download offline presentation tool (OIV).” Help on installation and use of the Offline Image Viewer is available. Image groups that you have identified online may be downloaded and viewed offline using the Offline Image Viewer, PowerPoint, or KeyNote. Citations for images or image groups may be exported into RefWorks, EndNote, ProCite, Reference Manager, or a text file.
Permitted Uses: Terms & Conditions of Use
Help: Click on “Help” on the navigation bar at the top of the screen. For further assistance, Ask the Library.
Software Requirements: System Requirements
Related Resources: Digital Image Collections, Visual Resources Center, ARTstor Shared Shelf Commons.
Users: unlimited concurrent users
Producer: Artstor, Inc.

This page is maintained by Erin Daix, Collection Development Department.

Last modified: 04/17/15