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Artstor shares more than a million images @

Screen Shot 2018-06-28 at 5.12.18 PMI am an unabashed lover of the Artstor database and I was thrilled to discover a recent Artstor blog announcement sharing that more that one million images, videos, documents, and audio files from public institutional collections are now freely available without a login.

You don’t need to be a subscriber. Simply visit

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All this lovely new discoverability is possible because contributing institutions make their content available via JSTOR Forum, a tool facilitates the cataloging, management, and sharing of digital media collections.

In addition to the art in the Public Collections provided by a wide array of institutions, the general public now has access to

The images in are also available in Artstor’s Shared Shelf Commons, its free, open-access image library.

Users may search and browse, use the tools to zoom, print, export, and share images from this long list of participating organizations.

Thanks to Gary Price for this lead.

Joyce Valenza About Joyce Valenza

Joyce is an Assistant Professor of Teaching at Rutgers University School of Information and Communication, a technology writer, speaker, blogger and learner. Follow her on Twitter: @joycevalenza

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