Artstor User Services offers webinars for a range of users at subscribing institutions: All Users, Instructor-Level Users, and Artstor Administrators. Webinars are conducted in GoToMeeting.
All sessions are scheduled in Eastern Time (ET). Remember to convert these times to your own time zone to find a session that is convenient for your schedule.
We offer web training via a conference call session or through Voice over IP software (VoIP). Conference call sessions require you to call our local number in New York City. VoIP sessions allow you to attend using a headset or headphones instead of a phone. No special software is required for either method.
Please note: You must register at least 24 hours before the session is scheduled to begin. Space is limited. If possible, please notify email@example.com if you cannot attend a session you have registered for, in order to make available your spot to another user.
Don’t see the training topic you’re interested in? Do those days/times not work for you? Artstor User Services offers a variety of webinars that can be scheduled for individuals or institutions. Please see the webinar descriptions below for the full list of training topics offered. If you find a topic of interest, feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a webinar at a time that is convenient for you or a group at your institution!
Learning the Basics of Searching and Discovering Content
Overwhelmed by the idea of 1.8 millions images to sort through? This webinar will help you navigate the digital collection with useful points from which to browse, tips for basic search techniques, and ways to refine your search results.
The Expert Search: Advanced Methods for Searching and Discovering Content
Hone your search techniques through this online training, which will teach you how to construct complex searches, refine searches with filters, save your searches, and discover more related content with our handy tips and tricks.
Administration and Statistics: Everything You Need to Know as an Artstor Digital Library Administrator
This webinar will demonstrate the tools available to you as an Artstor Administrator for your institution.
Explore! New and Unique Digital Library Collections
This webinar introduces Artstor Digital Library users to the breadth and depth of content in the Artstor Digital Library. We’ll briefly review how images are contributed then browse through highlights of the Digital Library including some of our most popular, unique, and newest contributed collections. The visual tour includes a look at collections contributed through Shared Shelf Commons.
How Did they do that? Case Studies for Teaching with Artstor
This session features use cases of how the Artstor Digital Library is enhancing teaching and research at institutions ranging from K-12 to colleges, universities, and museums. We’ll showcase real examples of how certain tools and collections have been used in the classroom and hopefully it will inspire your own teaching with the Digital Library! An introduction to our fantastic curriculum guides and subject guides is included.
The Do’s and Don’ts of Image Copyright and Image Use
We know that copyright and image use are of great concern to the librarians, instructors, and students who use the Artstor Digital Library. This webinar will outline safe ways to use images from the Digital Library, as well as introduce subscribers to the legal framework of the Digital Library and outline non-permitted uses. We will also look at our Images for Academic Publishing program and examples of open-access initiatives supported by Artstor.
Do it Yourself: Upload, Share and Manage Your Images and Collections in the Artstor Workspace
Have a few personal images that are essential to your image group? Or, do you have an entire collection of images you’d like to share more broadly? This session demonstrates for instructor-level users how to use your own images in the Artstor Workspace through Personal Collections and through Shared Shelf’s image management, storage, and publishing capabilities.
Teaching Resources: The Artstor Digital Library for Instructors
Become a super-user! This course will show you how to utilize every aspect of the digital library that is essential to your teaching. You will learn search techniques, image organization, how to utilize notes, how to add your own content to a group, all about exporting content, plus even more tips and tricks!
Learn with the Artstor Digital Library: Resources for Students
Final exam approaching and you haven’t fully prepared? Have a class presentation for which you need to gather images? This session will show you how to utilize the digital library for all of your class projects, papers, presentations and exams. From finding content to preparing a PowerPoint presentation, we’ll get you prepared!
Making the Most of Your Presentation: Artstor Digital Library Resources for Teaching and Presenting
This session is all about putting on a show! We’ll demonstrate how to present using images from the Artstor Digital Library by using groups in the Image Viewer, downloading images and groups, exporting to Powerpoint or as a zip file, and how to get started with the Artstor’s presentation tool, the OIV (Offline Image Viewer).
Better Ways to Share Images: Using the Artstor Digital Library for Peer Collaboration
We all know that the best audience is one that is engaged. This training will show you how Digital Library tools like using folders, sharing links to your groups and images, and creating fantastic presentations can help promote collaboration and sharing.
Get Organized! Making Sense of Folders and Image Groups
Already know about the fantastic content offered in the digital library but a little blurry on how to make it work just for you? This session will help you refine your use of the library by utilizing saved searches, creating image groups and folders with differing access levels, and how to share this content through downloads and exports.
More Than Just Art: Images in Psychology
1.8 million images can’t all be about art, right? This webinar will provide tools and tips for finding images in the Digital Library could support a Psychology course. We’ll highlight relevant collections and search terms that will assist you in locating content. Features such as searching for images, creating image groups, and various methods for downloading, will be useful for faculty and researchers interested in this topic.
More Than Just Art: Images in Women’s Studies
1.8 million images can’t all be about art, right? This webinar will provide tools and tips for finding images in the Digital Library that could be utilized in a Women’s Studies (or related, i.e. Gender Studies, Feminism) course. We’ll highlight relevant collections and search terms that will assist you in locating content. Features such as searching for images, creating image groups, and various methods for downloading, will be useful for faculty and researchers interested in this topic.
More Than Just Art: Images in Fashion and Costume
1.8 million images can’t all be about art, right? This webinar will provide tools and tips for finding images in the Digital Library that could be utilized in a course focused on Fashion & Costume. We’ll highlight relevant collections and search terms that will assist you in locating content. Features such as searching for images, creating image groups, and various methods for downloading, will be useful for faculty and researchers interested in this topic.