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April 17, 2013

Artstor Travel Awards 2013: Cities

The Artstor Travel Awards are back and they are now open to undergraduate students! This year the theme is cities: their histories and development, their depictions in art and documentation, their architecture, their ruins, their governments, their peoples, their myths. Create an Artstor image group or groups and a single essay of 500 words or […]

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March 28, 2013

Artstor to help launch the Digital Public Library of America

Artstor is partnering with the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) to provide access to more than 10,000 high-quality images from six leading museums. As part of its collaboration with Artstor, the DPLA will aggregate and make available data records and links to images from six major American museums: the Dallas Museum of Art, the […]

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February 25, 2013

Remembering Caleb Smith

ARTstor celebrates the life and work of Caleb Smith, Director of the Media Center of Art History at Columbia University, who passed away suddenly on February 11, 2013 at the young age of 42. He was a generous and kind friend, colleague, and scholar.

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January 25, 2013

How the Artstor Digital Library weathered the storm

By Mary Finer, Project Coordinator Artstor is in the goal-setting time of the year, and expanding our disaster recovery efforts is high on the Technology department’s list—especially after last year. We’re in pretty good shape though. While sites such as Buzzfeed and The Huffington Post were down during “Superstorm” Sandy, the Artstor Digital Library remained accessible. […]

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October 2, 2012

Celebrating the digital collection builders of New York City

Artstor works with more than 250 international museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists’ estates to share 1.4 million images in the Digital Library. To celebrate our local partners – and to provide an opportunity for like-minded professionals to discuss their objectives and challenges – we held a reception for New York […]

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June 18, 2012

The winners of the Artstor Travel Award 2012

Congratulations to the five winners of this year’s Artstor Travel Awards! They will each receive $1,500 to be used for their teaching and research travel needs over the course of the next year. The winning essays are: Susan Dodge-Peters Daiss, Memorial Art Gallery of University of Rochester: Art at the Bedside: Research on the Healing Potential of […]

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June 1, 2012

Announcing the winners of the Artstor Travel Award 2012!

Congratulations to the five winners of this year’s Artstor Travel Awards! They will each receive $1,500 to be used for their teaching and research travel needs over the course of the next year. Our heartfelt thanks to everyone who submitted an essay. As in previous years, our committee had a very difficult time choosing just […]

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March 9, 2012

Travel Awards 2012: call for entries

The Artstor Travel Awards are back! Five winners will receive $1,500 each in support of educational and scholarly activities, such as flying to a conference. The contest is open to graduate students, scholars, curators, educators, and librarians in any field. To apply, submit one or more Artstor image groups and a single accompanying essay that […]

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October 26, 2011

Artstor Awarded IMLS Grant for Searching and Social Tagging

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has awarded a three-year grant of $413,378 to support a project investigating and evaluating ways of improving library and museum searching and social tagging by presenting users with thesauri, taxonomies, and other structured vocabularies as a way to discover relevant content. The results will ultimately be useful […]

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