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ARTstor is a repository of hundreds of thousands of digital images and related data from libraries, museums, and institutions throughout the world.
The digital image collections are searchable and are multidisciplinary in nature.
What is the date of the oldest image in this collection?
ARTstor allows you to see how much content is available within each classification.
How many images has the Humanities and Social Sciences topic? (Choose 1 out of the following 4 choices)
For your research paper, you are interested in locating images of jewelry from ancient Greece.
Answer the question below.
What information is not available for this image?
For your research topic, you need to locate and interpret an image that portrays an historical event. You have chosen to find images created at the time of the French Revolution (1779-1799).
Go back to the ARTstor main page by clicking on the logo in in the upper left corner of the page.
On the left, under the Search box, click on the Advanced Search link.
Using the information on the page, answer the following question.
Who owns the copyright to this image?
To Zoom in on this image, click on the magnifying glass with the + symbol.
To Zoom Out, click on the next button to the right. (The magnifying glass with the - sign)
Move the image around with the mouse until you locate the man standing on the desk in the center of the image.
What is on top of the papers on the desk next to the man?
For your research paper, you have chosen to focus on Mardi Gras parades in the American South. You need to locate images that are appropriate to your topic that are available in ARTstor.
Now you are ready to enter the keywords for your new search.
Which of these is NOT one of the subjects listed in the image details?
Unfortunately, the new ARTstor platform has retired their citation tool. There should be a new citation tool in the near future.
In the meantime check out this link for more information on how to cite art from the database
Copying images to include in a book or any commercial use is prohibited.
In this activity, a new browser tab will open. You will need to toggle back and forth between the browser tabs to view these instructions.
Scroll to the bottom of the ARTstor page you are currently viewing and click on the Terms link.
In the frame on the right, scroll down to item 4, Permitted Uses of the Content
Which of the following would be an example of a permitted use of an ARTstor image?
In the frame on the right, scroll down to item 5, Prohibited Uses of Content
You are creating a web page for your class project. You locate an image in ARTstor that would be perfect to use on your web page. What must you do to make sure that you are not illegally using an ARTstor image?
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