Artstor makes available a number of resources for faculty in the Digital Library, including:
Curriculum Guides: groups of images for specialized seminar courses selected by scholars and broken into thematic chapters. Subjects are interdisciplinary, ranging from Philosophy to Latin American Studies. Read more below.
Surveys: image groups centered on periodic and thematic surveys of art history. Each group includes the iconic monuments of the period based on an analysis of the images in the standard art history texts, thereby providing a basic teaching tool. Twenty additional groups are built around the curricula of Social Studies and Humanities, including subjects like Anthropology, The History of Medicine and Natural Science, and Women’s Studies. Read more below.
Case Studies: an eclectic, interdisciplinary mix of image groups ranging from Art Therapy to Climate Control in the Middle East prepared by scholars in the field. Read more below.
AP® Art History: images centering on the monuments included in the established curriculum, with additional images providing thematic and contextual support. The new AP Art History Curriculum is culturally diverse, thus these groups offer a global view of art history and also include a robust number of contemporary works.This material is adaptable for undergraduate Art History surveys since it incorporates most of the seminal monuments included in introductory college art history courses. http://www.artstor.org/content/advanced-placement-art-history
AP® European History: images supporting the curriculum (1450-present). http://artstor.org/content/advanced-placement-european-history
AP® US History: images supporting the curriculum (1491-present). http://www.artstor.org/content/advanced-placement-united-states-history
When you view a page of search results in Artstor, you may see several icons under each thumbnail. Images from the Artstor Digital Library Content are identified in search results and on the image detail page by an "Artstor" icon:
Images with this icon are covered by Artstor Digital Library's indemnification clause when used for educational purposes as described in our Terms and Conditions of Use.
Examples of permitted uses:
Examples that are not considered permitted uses:
You can also limit advanced searches to Artstor Digital Library images by checking "Artstor Digital Library" under the Collection Type heading in the Advanced Search window:
Artstor's Surveys cover many topics, including periods, cultures, and themes in art and social studies and the humanities. These image groups provide 100 suggested images for each area of focus, and are a great place to get started looking for images. Some examples include:
Go to Teaching Resources > Surveys to see more.
These useful and inspirational case studies showcase how educators are using Artstor Digital Library images in research and teaching.
Go to Teaching Resources > Case Studies to see more.
Tools for Teaching
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