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Artstor uses IP Authentication and CWL access to provide basic search features.

To download images and use Artstor's extended features, users need to login using a personal accountTo register for an account, click here.

"Artstor is an image database featuring an unparalleled range of images from some of the world's leading museums, photo archives, scholars, and artists in one easily-navigated repository. It is the most comprehensive image resource available for educational and scholarly use, with many rare and important collections available nowhere else.  The library is constantly growing with new collections added monthly, continually expanding our areas of reference and study. All images are accompanied by comprehensive metadata and are rights-cleared for educational use."

For a list of collections in Artstor, please visit: About Artstor.


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Architecture; Community and Regional Planning; Landscape Architecture; Visual Arts; General; Art History; Environmental Design