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Privacy Notice:The SFU Library makes the ARTstor Instructor Privileges service available to you for your convenience. Your use of the ARTstor Instructor Privileges service at Simon Fraser University is voluntary. Please be advised that the personal information you disclose to ARTstor is stored on servers located in the United States of America. When you use this service, no personal information about you is collected by or for the University. Canadian privacy laws do not apply to personal information you provide directly to ARTstor. You may wish to review the ARTStor privacy policy before using the service. 
Full description

The ARTstor Collection currently contains over one million images.

The Collection documents artistic traditions across many times and cultures and embraces architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, and design as well as many other forms of visual culture. The collection has been derived from several source collections that are the product of collaborations with libraries, museums, photographic archives, publishers, slide libraries, and individual scholars.

NOTE: ARTstor doesn't own the copyright to any of the images in the Digital Library, but rather relies on fair use and copyright laws or the negotiation of rights with individual creators to display their works. The difference in copyright laws between the US and Canada means that some collections cannot legally be displayed in Canada.

What uses of ARTstor are prohibited?

Users of ARTstor may not use the content in ARTstor for any commercial purpose, including incorporating content in print or electronic publications distributed through a press (whether commercial or noncommercial). The only exception to this are the images provided through our Images for Academic Publishing (IAP) initiative. Additionally, users may not distribute widely ARTstor content, such as through unrestricted websites. When feasible, ARTstor will provide copyright information associated with content in the ARTstor database to facilitate requests for publication permissions from third parties.

In order to use Artstor's Instructor Privileges Options, you will need an authorization code. See Authorization Code for Artstor Instructor Privileges Option to obtain that code.

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Coverage
Not available 
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Resource type
Image collection 
Content types
Images 
Simultaneous users
Unlimited 
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Titles indexed
 
Print equivalents
 
Open access
 
Help
Use the ARTstor wiki for help. 
Subjects
Archaeology, Contemporary Arts, Interactive Arts & Technology (SIAT), Visual Arts 
Allows electronic reserves
yes 
Ereserves notes
3.3. Licensee and/or Authorized Users may access and use the ARTstor Digital Library and may reproduce, distribute, display and make performances with ARTstor Content, for the following Permitted Uses: (a) classroom instruction and related classroom activities; (b) student assignments and research (including course reserves) 3.5. Downloading ARTstor Content From the ARTstor Digital Library. Licensee and/or Authorized Users may download ARTstor Content from the ARTstor Digital Library for Permitted Uses only, and may download only that amount of ARTstor Content that is reasonably necessary for Permitted Uses. ARTstor Content downloaded from the ARTstor Digital Library must be access restricted and may not be made available to anyone other than: Licensee; Authorized Users; and limited numbers of scholars, researchers, or curators to whom work by an Authorized User that incorporates ARTstor Content is made available for purposes of collaboration, comment, or similar educational or scholarly use, if such use conforms to the customary and usual practice in the field. 
Allows coursepacks
no 
Coursepack notes
3.4 Printing ARTstor Content from the ARTstor Digital Library. Licensee and/or Authorized Users may print ARTstor Content from the ARTstor Digital Library for Permitted Uses only. Licensee and/or Authorized Users may print only that amount of ARTstor Content that is reasonably necessary for Permitted Uses, and Licensee and/or Authorized Users may reproduce such copies in limited quantities as reasonably necessary for Permitted Uses. Printed ARTstor Content may not be made available to anyone other than: Licensee; Authorized Users; and other audience members at a scholarly or educational presentation, lecture, seminar, or similar activity and limited numbers of scholars, researchers, or curators to whom work by an Authorized User that incorporates ARTstor Content is made available for purposes of collaboration, comment, or similar educational or scholarly use, if such use conforms to the customary and usual practice in the field. 
Allows interlibrary loan
no 
Interlibrary loan notes
 
Online terms
 
Terms of use: Electronic resources are governed by license agreements which restrict access to Authorized Users. It is the responsibility of each user to abide by the license agreements and specific terms and conditions for each product. Systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information may result in loss of access to these resources for the entire SFU community. Please see SFU General Policy 24 on Fair Use of Information Resources.

Personal Privacy: Some licensed resources allow you to create a personal account for the purposes of creating folders, saving searches, and downloading entire e-books as well as other personalized services. Please be advised that the personal information you disclose to these and other external websites may be stored on servers located outside of Canada. When you use these services, no personal information about you is collected by or for the University. Canadian privacy laws do not apply to personal information you provide directly to these external websites. SFU Library recommends that you review the privacy policies of these and other external websites before using the services.