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May 14, 2024

Artstor’s new era on JSTOR: Community needs inform our exciting new content direction

By Lisa Gavell, Publisher Relations & Content Curation
A new home for Artstor As the curator of new Artstor collections, I’m thrilled to share insights into the evolution of our collection development strategy. At this moment, we’re finalizing the migration from the Artstor platform to our new home on JSTOR. And while the Artstor platform is retiring on August 1, 2024, Artstor collections […]

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May 1, 2024

Middlebury archives go global: The unexpected reach of one small college’s special collections

By Sara Ivry, JSTOR Daily Features Editor
For Middlebury and other small liberal arts schools, taking part in JSTOR’s shared collections program is almost a no-brainer, Irwin says, since JSTOR is a database with which many students are already very familiar.

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July 25, 2023

New on Artstor: 5,000 images of recent events from Magnum Photos

Artstor has released 5,000 new images from Magnum Photos on the JSTOR platform, bringing the collection to more than 136,000 items. Our first JSTOR-only licensed image launch features photojournalistic coverage of momentous geopolitical events from 2021 and 2022, including global protests, the lives of political and economic refugees, the devastation of climate change, and much […]

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April 17, 2023

Our awe-inspiring earth:
26 open collections on JSTOR

Happy Earth Day! We’ve gathered 26 open collections on JSTOR that feature breathtaking documentation of our planet and its creatures by scientists, scholars, and artists across many eras, all free for everyone to enjoy. Microcosms: Sacred Plants of the Americas Confocal microscopy is a specialized optical imaging technique that provides contact-free, non-destructive measurements of three-dimensional […]

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April 10, 2023

Earth Day: For the birds

By Nancy Minty, Former Artstor Collections Editor
Louis Agassiz Fuertes, bird portraitist April 22 marks the 53rd anniversary of Earth Day, the birth of the modern environmental movement. This year we honor the day and the intent with a tribute to the bird portraitist Louis Agassiz Fuertes, born in 1874, nearly 100 years prior to Earth Day, in Ithaca, New York. The […]

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February 27, 2023

21 open collections for Women’s History Month

By Natalia Celine Arias, Senior Digital Designer
In the United States March is Women’s History Month, a time to remember and celebrate women’s contributions to history, culture, and society. And thanks to our contributing partners, JSTOR has an abundance of women-focused primary source collections that are free for everyone to access and use. Last year we compiled a selection of Artstor and […]

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