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Artstor: Overview & Access

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The Artstor Digital Library ( contains over 2 million images from the world's museums, archives, libraries, scholars, and artists. Use Artstor to find images for papers, presentations, and study in the humanities. There's also a set of tools for sharing images, curating groups of images, downloading images directly into PowerPoint presentations, and comparing and contrasting images.

Register for an Account

Sign up for an Account

1. Access the Artstor Digital Library by using the University of Mississippi's proxy link, or by typing into your web browser while on the campus network.

2. In the Log In area at the upper right side of the screen, click Register. If you do not see the Register link, it means you are seeing the Artstor public page and need to either go to campus, or authenticate to your campus network.

3. On the registration page enter a valid email address, password (passwords are case sensitive), your role at your institution, and the academic department you are affiliated with. Use the check boxes to opt-in or out of mailings. You must agree to our Terms and Conditions of Use. You can also register using your JSTOR registered user credentials. Simply register using the same email address and password you used when you set up your JSTOR account.

4. Click Register and you’ll be automatically logged in to your new account. The Log In area will display a welcome message and your email address.

Note: This guarantees you access to the Arstor Digital Library remotely for 120 days. To prevent an interruption in accessing Artstor, you must log-in to the site from the University of Mississippi library's proxy link once every 120 days (every 4 months). If you are unable to log-in please contact the Artstor support staff or your reference librarian.

Artstor Help

If you are having trouble accessing Artstor, visiting their Getting Started in Artstor page. Or, download the guide linked below. You can also follow Artsor on Twitter for updates about service outages or technical interruptions.