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Basic instructions on how to use and access ARTstor. Digital images supporting art and design as well as music, dance and theater history.


Mortise Lock with Key

from the The Walters Art Museum 52.173 accessed via ARTstor

Register for ARTstor

Register for an Artstor account

  1. Access the Artstor digital library.
  2. When you click on the link above, you will be taken to the Libray's Research Databases page where there is a link to Artstor. Click on it to be taken to Artstor.
    •    Do it this way so you will be taken via our proxy server.
  3. In the Log In area at the upper right side of the screen, click Register
  4. A registration form will appear. Enter a valid email address, password, your role at your institution, and the academic department you are affiliated with. DO NOT use symbols (e.g., ? /\ <>+ # %) or diacritics (e.g., é å ï ñ ô).
  5. Click Submit.
  6. You will automatically be logged in to your new account. The Log In area will change to display a welcome message and your email address.

Register for a class folder

Unlock a password-protected folder created by your instructor

  1. Log in to your ARTstor account.
  2. In the ARTstor navigation bar, click Find > Unlock password-protected folder.
  3. A new window will appear. Enter your first name, last name, and the password provided by the folder creator.
  4. Click Submit.
  5. A confirmation message will display the name of the folder you have unlocked as well as what type of access you have been granted (Read or Write Access).
  6. Now that you are registered to the folder, you will be able to open and view its contents the same you would any other folder.

Subject Guide

Bridget Nowlin
Cornish Library
1000 Lenora St.
2nd floor
Seattle, WA 98112
Website / Blog Page
Subjects:Art, Design

source info

~from ARTstor help