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ARTstor is a database of more than 2 million images that are available to you for academic use. It includes images of art, architecture, graphic arts, historical documents (manuscripts, texts, & photographs), textiles, artifacts & objects, and maps as well as representations of food culture, medicine, cities, & music. Do not be discouraged by the "Art" in ARTstor, the database is multi-disciplinary and includes images relevant to the humanities, social sciences, and historical sciences.

This guide was designed with help from ARTstor's help pages and extensive of use of the database. It will help you navigate the basics and show you a couple of paths for finding the resources you need. If you need further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Katie Pierce Meyer, the Architecture and Planning Librarian.

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Before using the database you need to register for an account (or login into your account) in order to access the images off campus, download, save, or print them. Use your UT email account and create a password separate from your UT EID.


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Tina Tran
Fine Arts Library
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