ARTstor Help and Tutorials: Home: Teaching with ArtStor

A guide to assist with using ARTstor

Information for Instructors

Instructor Privileges

In order to create shared folders, grant access to shared folders, or add Instructor Commentary to images in these folders, you need to register for "Instructor Privileges."

  • You will need an Authorization Code and Password, and you must be a KU faculty or instructor. Contact
  • Click "Tools" in the toolbar, and select "Instructor Privileges". Enter the Authorization Code and Password for faculty, click "Submit", and a message indicating that you have been granted Instructor Privileges will appear.
  • You only need to do this once. ARTstor will remember your level of access.

My ARTstor

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With Instructor Privileges, you can customize your ARTstor account to tailor it to your and your students' needs.

Public Folders: Create public folders that your students can easily access and use for their study guides, papers, and presentations. From the Navigation Menu, click on Share > Create Folder. A series of windows will prompt you to enter a folder name and to select if you would like to "Make folder public at my institution." You will also have the option to select another person in addition to yourself who has access to edit the folder ("write access"). Finally, a confirmation window will appear with the name of your folder, which means it is now available to all institutional users. You can also create password protected folders as well as student work folders (please see help links in the left-hand sidebar).

Personal Collection: Enhance your ARTstor folders with your personal content. With one gig of space, you can even include multimedia such as MP3's. To upload your files, from the navigation menu choose Upload > Upload to personal collection > Image and audio files. Click browse to select your files and then choose upload.

ARTstore Libuides

A great resource for interdisciplinary research, ARTstor libguides are online guides with teaching and curriculum resources. Guides range from ARTstore Across Disciplines to Remote teaching and Learning with ARTstor. Great inspiration for using images for teaching.

Citing Images

Please refer to ARTstor's guide on how to properly cite images obtained from an image database. This guide also discusses how to export citations to RefWorks, our online citation management program.