ARTstor Updates

Collection news

Now available: Century Magazine Illustrations of the American Civil War
The Century Magazine Illustrations of the American Civil War collection is now available in the Digital Library. This collection is the result of a project undertaken by Allan Kohl, Visual Resources Librarian at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, to assemble images depicting Civil War battle scenes and camp life, as well as details of weapons and uniforms.

Additional images added to the Art, Archaeology, and Architecture Collection (Canyonlights World Art Image Bank)
Approximately 1,500 images from an ARTstor–sponsored photographic campaign with Canyonlights are now available to ARTstor users. These images focus on Spanish Colonial missions located along California’s El Camino Real.

Now available: Cornell Fine Arts Museum (Rollins College)
More than 60 images of American and European prints and paintings highlighting the diverse permanent collection of the Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College are now available in the ARTstor Digital Library. ARTstor, through a partnership with the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, is attempting to reassemble a substantial portion of the original Kress Collection as it existed before its dispersal to museums like the Cornell Fine Arts Museum.

Additional images in Contemporary Architecture, Urban Design, and Public Art (ART on FILE Collection)
More than 2,200 images have been added to the Contemporary Architecture, Urban Design, and Public Art (ART on FILE Collection). A portion of ART on FILE’s image archive is being digitized and made available through the ARTstor Digital Library, and ARTstor has also agreed to sponsor photographic campaigns to generate new content.

Additional images in the Mellon International Dunhuang Archive collection
ARTstor announces the addition of approximately 400 images to the Mellon International Dunhuang Archive, a collection of images of Buddhist cave shrines in Dunhuang, China.

Tips & tools

Updated version: OIV 3.1 now available
Version 3.1 of the Offline Image Viewer (OIV) has just been released to address issues reported by users since the last release in September 2007. This updated version includes a number of enhancements, such as improvements to text editing in the Slide Editor.

-Amy

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