ARTstor has Improved Functionality

, a collection of hundreds and thousands of digital images, has improved the functionality of and corrected errors related to several features in the Digital Library.

• URL links to images and groups will open the image viewer consistently, whether a user clicks the link on a web page, in an email or document, or pastes the URL into a browser address bar.

• URL links to image groups will allow ARTstor users (on-campus or accessing through a user account) to open the group, regardless of the access rights on the image group’s folder.

• Changes made to the order of image groups within folders can now be saved successfully, and changes will persist in future sessions.

Folders created and edited through the Folder Manager window can be assigned ‘Public’ access, and saved successfully without receiving an error message.

• Folders assigned ‘Private’ access with no password will no longer display as ‘Public’ in the Folder Manager window.

If you have further questions about using these features, please consult the ARTstor Help pages ( or contact User Services at 888-278-0079 /

Oxford Art Online – November Database of the Month

Oxford Art Online is the new home of Grove Art Online and also provides access to three other well-respected resources for art reference; The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, and The Oxford Companion to Western Art.

Oxford Art Online is an extensive, authoritative and easily searchable online art resource.  The resources can be searched as a group or the user can select one or more individual titles to search.  Included are  more than 23,000 subject entries, 21,000 biographies, 500,000 bibliographic citations, 40,000 image links and 5,000 images.  Precise search and browse capabilities allow users to refine their results by source and subject categories.  Print and Email functions are available, as well as a  “How to Cite” feature for both articles and images.  Citations can be exported to citation management software such as RefWorks and Endnote.

Click here for on-campus access to Oxford Art Online
Click here for off-campus access to Oxford Art Online