New ARTSTOR resource

Subject:  Arts and humanities
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The Library can now offer access to the new ARTSTOR image database.

For the first time users can access the Artstor image database, with some 1.8 million images from the fields of the humanities, art, architecture and sciences. It is an interdisciplinary tool with images from more than 1,400 museums, photographic archives, scholars and artists. 

The main collections of images to be found cover:

  • 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
  • Maps and geography
  • Medieval studies
  • Middle Eastern studies
  • Music history
  • Native American and indigenous studies
  • Photography
  • Religious studies
  • Renaissance studies
  • Theatre and dance
  • Women’s studies

Artstor provides a personal workspace, where users can search, browse and zoom images or create groups of images and PowerPoint presentations, among other things. To do so, you need to register.

We would encourage you to have a look at this new resource, which you can find in the databases section of the website or the Library’s search engine results.