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Rem D. Koolhaas, Two Libraries for Jussieu University (first floor section and condensed section), 1992. Data source: Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation, Columbia University and Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. © 2014 OMA AMO / Beeldrecht / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
ORGANIZATION
Now available: Avery/GSAPP Architectural Plans and Sections (Columbia University)
We're thrilled to announce that Artstor, the Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation (GSAPP), and the Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library are now sharing approximately 10,000 images of architectural plans and sections and related materials in the Digital Library.

"Our collaboration fulfills a critical need for a shared, authoritative collection of key works that document the masterworks of modern architecture," says Carole Ann Fabian, Director of Avery Library.

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Apocalypse; fol. 021r,c. 1250-1260. Image and original data provided by the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford.
DISCOVERY
The spookiest season
Halloween is just around the corner, so we've rounded up a selection of our scariest blog posts for your enjoyment. A little bit of advice: read them with all the lights on.
Day of the Dead, Halloween, and the scary side of Artstor
Friday the 13th
Tsukioka Yoshitoshi’s Ghosts
Danse macabre
Unwinding mummies Restless spirits and hungry mouths
Vanitas: a very literal nature morte
Send in the clowns
Holding dolls at arm’s length

Chinese. Two Standing, Braying Camels, One Buff, One White, Their Backs Laden with Goods. Six Dynasties period, Northern Qi dynasty, 550-577. Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Harvard Art Museums. ©President and Fellows of Harvard College.
RELEASE
Harvard Art Museums

Artstor and the Harvard Art Museums are sharing more than 1,100 images in the Digital Library.

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David Wallace, Graces Can Be Grown, 2003. Exhibited at the Mattress Factory May 11 to July 15, 2003. Image and original data provided by Mattress Factory. © 2014 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VISCOPY, Australia
RELEASE
Installations exhibited at the Mattress Factory

Artstor Digital Library and the Mattress Factory are now sharing more than 5,000 images documenting installations exhibited at the museum since its opening in 1977.

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Donald Woodman, Shrines--El Oratario de Lorenzo Lopez Chapel, 2007. © Donald Woodman / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Collection of the New Mexico History Museum.
RELEASE
Donald Woodman

Artstor and Donald Woodman are now sharing more than 150 of the artist's photographs in the Digital Library.

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Samuel H. Gottscho, Washington Square, c. 1930. Museum of the City of New York
RELEASE
Museum of the City of New York

The Artstor Digital Library and the Museum of the City of New York have collaborated to release approximately 6,000 additional photos.

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Frank Stella, Damascus Gate (Variation III), 1969. Smith College Museum of Art. ©2008 Frank Stella / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
RELEASE
Smith College Museum of Art

Artstor Digital Library and the Smith College Museum of Art are sharing more than 5,000 additional images from the museum's permanent collection.

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Jack Bush, Green and Purple, 1963. Image and original data provided by the Art Gallery of Ontario. © 2014 Estate of Jack Bush / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SODRAC, Montreal
RELEASE
Art Gallery of Ontario

Artstor and the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) are now sharing approximately 180 additional images from the Gallery's permanent collection in the Digital Library.

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Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA), De Rotterdam; overview showing the contrast between the old warehouses and the building. Image and original data provided by Art on File; artonfile.com
RELEASE
Contemporary architecture in Rotterdam from Art on File
Artstor and Art on File have released approximately 1,600 new direct-digital capture photographs of architecture, built environment projects, and landscape architecture in Rotterdam in the Digital Library.

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Chinese roof tile, Ming period (1368 - 1644). Image and original data provided by the Seattle Art Museum.
RELEASE
Seattle Art Museum

Artstor and the Seattle Art Museum are now making available an additional 1,000 images of world art from the museum's permanent collection.

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RELEASE
Rhizome

The Artstor Digital Library has released more than 1,500 additional images from the Rhizome ArtBase, an online archive of new media art.

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RELEASE
Abby Williams Hill from the University of Puget Sound

Artstor and the University of Puget Sound have released more than 120 images of works by the painter, activist, and writer Abby Williams Hill in the Digital Library.

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SUMMARY
This month: 10,000 architectural plans and sections from Avery/GSAPP; our scary blog posts; new content from Harvard Art Museums, Art Gallery of Ontario, the Mattress Factory, Art on File, Donald Woodman, University of Puget Sound, Museum of the City of New York, Rhizome, Seattle Art Museum; and Smith College Museum of Art; November conferences; upcoming 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.

October 23, 1:00 PM ET
November 3, 3:00 PM ET
November 18, 1:00 PM ET


Meet Artstor Staff
EVENTS
Artstor is coming to your town
Meet Artstor at one of four conferences in November: Charleston Conference in Charleston, SC November 4-7, where we'll also be taking part in two panels; Museum Computer Network in Minneapolis, MN, November 4-7, and we'll also take part in a panel there; American Association of School Librarians in Columbus, OH November 5-8; and Brushes with History in New York, NY, November 19-22.

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WEBINAR
The Artstor Digital Library in Action

Join our free introductory webinar to learn how faculty, librarians, and students at a range of colleges and universities are using the Artstor Digital Library for various projects and classes.

November 12, 2:00 PM ET


WEBINAR
Introduction to Shared Shelf: Features and Functionality
Join our free introductory webinar to learn about Shared Shelf's flexibility and customization features, including the workflows available for uploading, cataloging, managing and publishing your media.

October 28, 12:00 PM ET
November 11, 4:00 PM ET
November 23, 3:00 PM ET


WEBINAR
Better Ways to Share Images
We all know that the best audience is one that is engaged. This training will show you how Digital Library tools like using folders, sharing links to your groups and images, and creating fantastic presentations can help promote collaboration and sharing.

November 5, 12 PM ET


WEBINAR
Unique Use Cases: Learn how Shared Shelf is being used
Discover the creative ways your colleagues are using Shared Shelf.

November 10, 12:00 PM ET


WEBINAR
Learning the Basics of Searching and Discovering Content
Discover the ins and outs of keyword search, browsing by media, collection, or geography, advanced search, filtered results, and more.

November 12, 3PM ET


WEBINAR
More than Just Art: Images in Psychology

Tools and tips for finding images in the Digital Library to support Psychology courses.

November 13, 11 AM ET


WEBINAR
The Do's and Don'ts of Image Copyright and Image Use
This webinar will outline safe ways to use images from the Digital Library, introduce subscribers to our legal framework, and describe non-permitted uses. We will also look at our Images for Academic Publishing program and other open-access initiatives.

November 17, 12PM ET


WEBINAR
Advanced Features of Shared Shelf
Discover Shared Shelf’s digital asset management and organization tools, including searching, sets, filters and interface customization and learn about Shared Shelf’s interoperability with Excel, including importing, exporting, cataloging, and collection migration.

November 19, 3:00 PM ET


Caption: a) Rem D. Koolhaas, Two Libraries for Jussieu University (first floor section and condensed section), 1992. Data source: Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation, Columbia University and Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. ©2014 OMA AMO / Beeldrecht / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York; b) Apocalypse; fol. 021r,c. 1250-1260. Image and original data provided by the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford; c) Chinese. Two Standing, Braying Camels, One Buff, One White, Their Backs Laden with Goods. Six Dynasties period, Northern Qi dynasty, 550-577. Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Harvard Art Museums. ©President and Fellows of Harvard College; d) David Wallace, Graces Can Be Grown, 2003. Exhibited at the Mattress Factory May 11 to July 15, 2003. Image and original data provided by Mattress Factory. © 2014 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VISCOPY, Australia; e) Donald Woodman, Shrines--El Oratario de Lorenzo Lopez Chapel, 2007. © Donald Woodman / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Collection of the New Mexico History Museum; f) Samuel H. Gottscho, Washington Square, c. 1930. Museum of the City of New York; g) Frank Stella, Damascus Gate (Variation III), 1969. Smith College Museum of Art. ©2008 Frank Stella / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York; f) Jack Bush, Green and Purple, 1963. Image and original data provided by the Art Gallery of Ontario. © 2014 Estate of Jack Bush / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SODRAC, Montreal; h) "Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA), De Rotterdam; overview showing the contrast between the old warehouses and the building. Image and original data provided by Art on File; artonfile.com; i) Chinese roof tile, Ming period (1368 - 1644). Image and original data provided by the Seattle Art Museum.

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