Thursday, July 19, 2007

New in our ARTstor Database at Butler

ARTstor is pleased to announce that 2,000 images from the Library of Congress Eyes of the Nation collection are now available through the ARTstor Digital Library. This collection provides a pictorial overview of American history and includes prints, posters, maps, manuscript pages, photographs, design, movie stills, and cartoons.


Additional images added to the Islamic Art and Architecture collection
We have released approximately additional 1,600 images to the Islamic Art and Architecture collection. This latest release focuses on Ottoman architecture in Turkey and brings the total number of images in this collection to over 10,000.


Additional images from the Erich Lessing Culture and Fine Arts Archives
ARTstor has released approximately 1,400 additional images from the Erich Lessing Culture and Fine Arts Archives. These high quality images, scanned from large format color transparencies, focus on key European artists and collections from major European museums outside Italy.


We have ARTstor available for the use of Butler Community College students, staff and faculty. Check it out at http://www.butlercc.edu/nixon_library/ and click on Online Databases.

Apologies for not posting in nearly two months... that's another story...

Micaela

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