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January 27, 2023

23 freely accessible Black history collections

By Natalia Celine Arias, Senior Digital Designer
Happy Black History Month! A year ago we shared a selection of image and primary source collections on Artstor and JSTOR that focused on Black history. Today, we have more than 20 community-contributed collections to add to that list—all free to access and download on JSTOR. Black American Independent Voices (Reveal Digital) Independent Voices provides […]

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December 13, 2022

Chasing the New Year around the globe

By Nancy Minty, Former Artstor Collections Editor
The New Year is an enduring phenomenon that generates celebrations of varied traditions across the world and throughout the calendar. It is our sincere wish that you may partake of these festivities in good health and with hope for the coming year. Please join us in honoring these holidays of renewal for 2023.

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August 25, 2022

23 open collections for Hispanic Heritage Month

By Nancy Minty, Former Artstor Collections Editor
Artstor and JSTOR offer more than a million freely accessible images and other materials from library special collections, faculty research, and institutional history materials. The collections are constantly growing, and as we browsed for Latin American content in preparation for Hispanic Heritage Month, we were delighted by what we found. Here are some notable highlights:

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August 10, 2022

Say it loud: the powerful voice of student activism

By Nancy Minty, Former Artstor Collections Editor
Embark on an enlightening journey through the rich history of student activism, spanning from the past to the vibrant present. Uncover the fascinating connection between the current surge in youth protests and the remarkable influence of social media platforms. Delve into the powerful stories of passionate individuals who have harnessed the digital age to amplify their voices and ignite positive change.

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July 13, 2022

Arkhip Kuindzhi: beloved son and painter of Ukraine

By Nancy Minty, Former Artstor Collections Editor
Artstor offers a captivating and extensive collection of Ukrainian artist Arkhip Kuindzhi's remarkable paintings. Explore a virtual exhibition showcasing his sublime and awe-inspiring artistic output, allowing you to immerse yourself in the beauty and brilliance of his creations. From mesmerizing landscapes to intricate details, this curated selection will surely leave you awe-struck. Step into the world of Kuindzhi and experience the true essence of his artistic mastery.

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May 31, 2022

New: Global Art and Culture from Art Resource

By Nancy Minty, Former Artstor Collections Editor
Discover a diverse collection of world art from renowned museums like the National Palace Museum, Taipei, The Rubin Museum of Art, Mingei International Museum, and The Newark Museum of Art. Explore stunning high-resolution images from Art Resource, the largest stock photo archive of fine art, and immerse yourself in the artistry of China, the Himalayas, Latin America, and Africa.

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April 28, 2022

New: 5,000 images from Magnum Photos

By Nancy Minty, Former Artstor Collections Editor
Discover a captivating panorama of worldwide events through 5,000 shots from Magnum Photos. With over 130,000 photographs, explore the unique perspectives of photographers and photojournalists as they shed light on climate change, refugee crises, identity, and more. Dive into this captivating content capturing our ever-changing world.

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