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Register an Artstor Account

Artstor collections are only accessible to current CalArt students, faculty, and staff with registered Artstor accounts. We cannot provide access to alumni or public users. To register an Artstor account follow these steps:

When connected to a campus WiFi network:

When off campus:

  • Go to CalArts Library homepage
  • Click Find Databases > select Artstor > click Go
  • Login using your MyLibrary Account
  • Click Register at the top right corner of the screen

If you have any trouble registering an account, contact Image Services Manager. We can manually register an account for you.

Artstor Guides

Images created for classroom teaching are added to the CalArts Visual Resource Collection which is accessible through the Artstor Digital Library. Images on Artstor can be organized into groups and used in presentations and instruction.

To learn how to use Artstor, check out our instructional guides:


Introduction to Artstor
A 'how to guide' to access and use Artstor Digital Library's digital images for teaching, research and study.

Artstor Image Groups
A 'how to guide' to create and access Image Groups within Artstor.  Includes how to access Image Groups created by faculty for classes.

Artstor for Students
A 'how to guide' to access and use Artstor, Digital Library's digital images for class assignments, research and study.


For any Artstor related questions, contact Image Services Manager.

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