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Using Artstor: Searching Artstor

Artstor Database

This guide provides information to assist with using the Artstor database, which is an online, searchable collection of images covering art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences.

Artstor access is restricted to current UP students, faculty, and staff.

Searching Artstor

Search an artist, title of work, medium, etc. Or choose Advances Search for more options.

The Advanced Search allows you to narrow your search by classification, collection type, and geography.

Image Information

Use the buttons at the top left to zoom, rotate, or print the image. You can get a citation by selecting the box labeled "Cite This Item" and details of the image can be found under this box on the right hand side of the screen.

Search Results

On the search results screen, choose a thumbnail to enlarge the image and see more information about it.

Register for an Account

Register for a personal account to download and save images.

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