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How to Create an Account in ARTstor (allows you to download images)

Setting up and ARTstor account allows you to download and save images. Be sure to get to ARTstor through the library website by going to the Databases tab -> or clicking on the link below!

Screenshot of ARTstor login

Screenshot of account setup in ARTstor

  1. Once in ARTstor, click "Register" in the upper right corner to get started.
  2. Use your Hawkmail email to sign up (this links your access to New Paltz).
  3. Make up any password you like (does not have to be your New Paltz password)
  4. Make sure to deselect the boxes about sending you information and surveys about ARTstor products if they are pre-selected (unless you want email from ARTstor!)

Saving to an Image Group


Screen shot of the pop up window that appears when you create a new image group, where you can choose to save "to me" or "my institution" which would make it discoverable by others at New Paltz

Shows the export menu from inside an image group, with two options: PowerPoint, and zip file

  1. On each image you view in ARTstor, you'll be given the option to download it or add it to an "image group" which is just a folder of images you manage.
  2. If you choose to add your image to an image group, you'll be given the opportunity to create and name a new group or select from your existing groups.
  3. When you create a new group, you can choose whether to share it with others at New Paltz or just keep it linked to your account only.
  4. Once you have created a group of images, click the download button to export images and all their metadata to PowerPoint or a zip folder.