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Until December 31st VDA community has temporary access to digital culture objects image library Artstor, integrated into humanitarian and social sciences publications and primary sources database JSTOR. These electronic sources are created by the academic non-profit organization Ithaka (United States of America). In order to provide users better availability, from August 1st, 2024 Artstor will only be accessible via JSTOR (more information). At the moment Artstor has access to more than 2,5 million high-resolution digital images from 300 museums, archives, libraries, and private collections

Artstor (JSTOR) database introduction

Some of the participating institutions and collections:

Some of the collections: 

Access methods:

1. Free access from VDA computers.
2. Remote access via EZproxy.

Digital library images are available to be used in noncommercial educational and academic environments. During the search select „Access type“ – „Content I can access“ and „Primary source content“ – „Images“. Before downloading temporary access images, please read JSTOR Terms and Conditions of Use (in some cases you might have to create a personal account). Found images can be zoomed incompared, and cited. Detailed instructions

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