Artstor Newsletter

Franklin C. Daiber, Peony. UD Library: Franklin C. Daiber Botanical Collection
ORGANIZATION
Shared Shelf Commons now discoverable in the Artstor Workspace
Artstor is now making all media collections from open-access library Shared Shelf Commons accessible alongside the Artstor Digital Library—more than 200,000 image, video, document, and audio files so far!

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William Turner of Oxford, Shepherd Boy on a Hillside, ca. 1840. Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
DISCOVERY
The other Turner
When you think of a 19th-century British watercolor landscape painter, you probably think of William Turner. Now you'll have to choose which William Turner.

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IMLS
ORGANIZATION
Coming soon: metadata games!
What do you do when you have 150,000 images with no metadata? Make it a game! Introducing Arcades, Artstor's crowdsourcing game.

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Advisory group
ORGANIZATION
Introducing the Artstor Digital Library User Advisory Board
Meet the 30 community members making up the Digital Library's first User Advisory Board.

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Unknown (Dominican), Saint Nicholas of Bari's Hospital, Santo Domingo, Photographer: Anthony Stevens Acevedo, Image: 2009. Photograph copyright © CUNY Dominican Studies Institute, First Blacks in the Americas collection
ORGANIZATION
La Española: the earliest recorded Blacks in the early Colonial Americas
A new exhibition at the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute presents the story of the earliest Black inhabitants of the Americas. The exhibit includes photographs of sites of the Dominican Republic's colonial past that are available in Shared Shelf Commons.

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Go to Shared Shelf Commons
TIP AND TOOLS
#ARTSTORtips
Did you know you can access the Artstor Digital Library with your phone or tablet? It's easy!

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ORGANIZATION
More new features on the Artstor Digital Library
The Digital Library has a number of other improvements, including a new non-popup viewer and Internet Explorer 11 support.

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EVENTS
Meet Artstor staff at ALA
We hope to meet you in San Francisco this June 25-30 at ALA booth #2504!

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SUMMARY
This month: Shared Shelf Commons available alongside the Digital Library as well as other improvements, meet the other William Turner, metadata games, new advisory board, the earliest recorded Blacks in the Colonial Americas, Artstor Mobile, meet us at ALA, and new webinars.

WEBINAR
The Artstor Digital Library and Shared Shelf: A Complete Solution
Discover how the Artstor Digital Library and Shared Shelf work together to provide a complete solution for accessing, sharing and managing images and media.

June 16, 2:00 PM ET
July 1, 12:00 PM ET


WEBINAR
Introduction to Shared Shelf: Features and Functionality
Learn all the features and benefits of Shared Shelf.

June 10, 1:00 PM ET
June 22, 3:00 PM ET


WEBINAR
More than just art: discover Artstor's fashion and costume collections
Among many other resources, discover the images of American and European costumes and accessories from the Brooklyn Museum Costumes collection and the photographs from Condé Nast's Fairchild Photo Service, the fashion world's preeminent image gallery.

June 17, 3:00 PM ET


WEBINAR
The expert search: advanced methods for searching and discovering content
Discover the ins and outs of keyword search, browsing by media, collection, or geography, advanced search, filtered results, and more.

June 19, 11:00 AM ET


WEBINAR
Learn with the Artstor Digital Library: resources for students
From finding content to preparing a PowerPoint presentation, find out how to use the Digital Library for all of your class projects, papers, presentations, and exams.

June 23, 2:00 PM ET


WEBINAR
Teaching with Artstor: tools for instructors
Learn how to use the many features and tools in the Artstor Digital Library to support your use of images in your classroom.

June 24, 4:00 PM ET


WEBINAR
More than just art: images in women's studies
Discover the relevant collections and search terms to find the content you need in the Artstor Digital Library for Women's Studies, Gender Studies, Feminism, and other related courses.

June 26, 12:00 PM ET


WEBINAR
Artstor Digital Library for archaeology
We'll look at relevant collections, search terms, and features such as searching for images, creating image groups, and various methods for sharing that will be useful for archaeology faculty and researchers.

June 30, 1:00 PM ET


Captions: a) Franklin C. Daiber, Peony. UD Library: Franklin C. Daiber Botanical Collection; b) William Turner of Oxford, Shepherd Boy on a Hillside, ca. 1840. Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection; c) Unknown (Dominican), Saint Nicholas of Bari's Hospital, Santo Domingo, Photographer: Anthony Stevens Acevedo, Image: 2009. Photograph copyright © CUNY Dominican Studies Institute, First Blacks in the Americas collection.

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