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This guide will show you how to access and use ARTstor. It was created by Catherine Medeot of Manhattanville College Library and adapted for use by the CSULB community by Leslie Andersen.

ARTstor Help

Browse help topics and frequently asked questions to further your exploration of ARTstor

What and Where is ARTstor?


ARTstor is a database that contains more than one million images of art, architecture, and photography which span various cultures and time periods.

Access ARTstor here:

Create an Account

Registering for an account with ARTstor enables you to save image groups, add personal notes, and download the Offline Image Viewer. The option to register is located in the "Log in to ARTstor" box in the upper right hand corner of the ARTstor home page. Click on "Not Registered?" to create your account.


ARTstor Mobile

ARTstor is now available to registered users through the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. ARTstor Mobile can only be accessed through the Safari browser. More information is available here.

Note: You must be a registered user FIRST before accessing ARTstor through a mobile device. Follow the directions in the box above to create an account.

ARTstor on YouTube

ARTstor provides instructional videos on YouTube. Learn about the "new" ARTstor and see how to register for an account, make new image groups, and download images for presentations.