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Library - Visual Resources Collection Guide: Artstor

A guide to the services and resources of NSCAD's Visual Resources Collection.

Generating Citations in Artstor

Instructions for generating citations in Artstor:

Artstor citations guide

Artstor News

Artstor Digital Image Collection

The Artstor Digital Library is a resource containing over 2 million images from the world's museums, archives, libraries, scholars, and artists. The collection is available to all NSCAD students, faculty, and staff to use for image research and on-campus presentation.  In order to access Artstor images, you need to register to obtain a log-in account and password.  All you need is your NSCAD email to get started.

How to get started with Artstor:

1. Go to Artstor

2. Click "Enter Artstor Digital Library" at the top right hand corner of the webpage

3. If you have not yet registered, click "Register" at the top right hand corner of the webpage

4. Fill out the online form using your NSCAD email address and once complete click "Register"

5. You are now registered with Artstor! Yeah!

If you have any problems, send an email to

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Rebecca Young
NSCAD Library
5163 Duke Street
Halifax NS
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Subjects: Copyright, Craft, Film, Library