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 userservices@artstor.org if you cannot attend a session you have registered for, in order to make available your spot to another user.

Upcoming Webinars:

For Subscribers: Artstor Training for K-12 Teaching & Learning Tue, August 23rd, 2016 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM EDT Register now *select 8/23 from the dropdown
Put on a Show—Making the Most of Your Presentations Wed, August 24th, 2016 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT Register now
NEW! 30 Minute Mastery: Browse, Search, and Refine Wed, September 7th, 2016 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM EDT Register now
Administration and Statistics: Everything You Need to Know as an Artstor Digital Library Administrator Thu, September 8th, 2016 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT Register now
Engage! The Best Ways to Share Images with the Artstor Digital Library Tues, September 13th, 2016 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT Register now
The Do’s and Don’ts of Image Copyright Mon, September 19th, 2016 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM EDT Register now
Get Organized! Making Sense of Folders and Image Groups Thu, September 22nd, 2016 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT Register now
Explore! New and Unique Digital Library Collections Mon, September 26th, 2016 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT Register now

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 userservices@artstor.org to schedule a webinar at a time that is convenient for you or a group at your institution!

Webinar Descriptions


30 Minute Mastery: Browse, Search, and Refine
If you have 30 minutes, you can quickly learn how to navigate Artstor’s digital content with useful pointers about browsing, tips for basic search techniques, and methods to refine your search results. Questions are welcome!

The Basics of Searching and Discovering in the Artstor Digital Library
Find what you need! Learn the ins and outs of keyword search, browsing by media, collection, or geography, advanced search, filtered results, and more.

The Expert Search: Advanced Methods for Discovering Content
Hone your search techniques! We’ll 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.


For Subscribers: Artstor Training for K-12 Teaching & Learning
We 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 engage students within Artstor and add your own content to a group, and export content to PowerPoint.

Please note: Only members of Artstor-subscribing institutions should attend this training. If your institution is not a subscriber and you are interested in learning more about Artstor, sign up for one of our other webinars at arstor.org/webinars, or contact us at subscribe@artstor.org for more information, including how to set up a free 30 day trial.

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
Concerned about copyright? Confused by fair use? Join Artstor’s Deputy General Counsel for a primer on copyright law and best practices for making fair use of images for education and scholarship.

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.

The Artstor Digital Library for Instructors – Become a Power-User!
Find out how to take advantage of every aspect of the Digital Library to optimize to your teaching. You will learn best practices in search techniques and image organization, how to annotate image groups, how to add your own images and files to a group, all about exporting content, plus even more tips and tricks!

Studying with the Artstor Digital Library
Not ready for your finals? Need to gather images for a class presentation? 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 Presentations: 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).

Engage! The Best Ways to Share Images with the Artstor Digital Library
We all know that the best audience is one that is engaged. This training will show you how using folders, sharing links to your groups and images, and creating PowerPoint presentations promotes collaboration and sharing – leading to highly engaged users!

Get Organized! Making Sense of Folders and Image Groups
Take full advantage of the Artstor Digital Library! We’ll show you how to save searches, create image groups and folders with different access levels, and how to share this content through downloads and exports.

More Than Just Art: Images in Psychology
Discover the tools and tips for finding images in the Digital Library to support a Psychology course. We’ll highlight relevant collections and show you how to search effectively, create image groups, and the various methods for downloading

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.