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Course Instructor's Guide to Artstor

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Getting started with the Artstor Digital Library

Getting Started

This guide provides broad knowledge about the Artstor Digital Library's content and features in order to help you get the most out of the Digital Library, including:

  • Presenting with Artstor
  • Teaching resources
  • Important resources for your students

To access the Artstor Digital Library go to Be sure to register for an account in order to use all of Artstor's helpful functionalities, including image downloads and saving groups of images for papers.

Happy searching, teaching, and learning!



Learn everything you can do with the Artstor Digital Library in one of our free webinars, which are open to librarians, faculty, and students.

Webinar highlights include "Making the Most of your Presentations: Artstor Resources for Teaching and Presenting" and "Get Organized! Making Sense of Folders and Image Groups."

If the current calendar of offerings is not convenient, email to schedule a time suitable for your schedule (including international times).

Help Resources

Help Resources

Support site: A fully searchable support site outlining all of the Artstor Digital Library's features, known issues, and technical alerts. Visit the site at

Training videos: View helpful training videos about registering for an account, using folders, and more.

Need assistance? User Services is available between 9am and 6pm EST. 


Phone: 877.771.4908 (USA only), +1 212.500.2414

Twitter: @artstorhelp