This page outlines how you can use Artstor images in papers, including:
To include an image from Artstor in a paper, first you must download it. In order to download an image from Artstor you need a registered account.
The Library of Congress provides a great overview of how to cite images and other primary source materials like paintings, photographs, and documents. Visit their site for instructions for using images in papers in Chicago, MLA, and APA format: http://www.loc.gov/teachers/usingprimarysources/citing.html
Your university's librarians are a tremendous resource for learning how to cite images and other sources--reach out to them with further questions!
You can use Artstor to create instant citations in APA, MLA, and Chicago styles.
To cite an image, open the image, then click "Generate Citation." This will open a window with several citation options you may copy and paste into your bibliography.
Artstor also works with Zotero, a popular citation manager for Firefox. Read about using Zotero to index Artstor citations on our support site.
If you are looking to use an image you find in Artstor in a publication (a book, scholarly journal article, or thesis/dissertation that will be posted on the open web or otherwise published), you must contact the image owner. It is important to note that Artstor does not own the images in the Digital Library; they are owned by the institutions who graciously contribute them to our database. Contact information is located in the “rights” field in the image’s metadata. In rare instances when the rights field does not provide traceable contact information, please reach out to us at email@example.com and we will assist you in finding the image owner.
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