Dear Latin Review,

By - Research & Instruction Librarian January 26th, 2016

Great to see you!


Classical mythology in art project due after mid-Winter?


The research guide contains suggestions to library-purchased image and art databases as well as reliable sources for the script.

Questions?  Thoughts?  Please be in touch!


Artstor: Interface Update

By - Research & Instruction Librarian April 16th, 2015

Artstor, a library purchased database of over 1.8 million digital art images, recently updated its top page.

To visit the art library, please click on “Enter Artstor Digital Library.”.


“Artstor Homepage.” Artstor. Web. 9 Apr. 2015. .



New Research Guides: Latin 2 and Latin Review

By - Research & Instruction Librarian January 17th, 2013

Now on the Library site is a new research guide in support of the Latin 2, Caesar’s Resume Project.

Also new on the Library site is an updated research guide in support of the Latin Review, Ancient Mythology in Art Project.

Spotlight on:  The ARTstor and Oxford Art tab within this last guide.  This tab details the steps to collect images from ARTstor and swiftly import them, direct from the ARTstor database, into Powerpoint.  ARTstor has an excellent video tutorial of this process.


ARTstor Mobile

By - Research & Instruction Librarian January 10th, 2013

The ARTstor website is optimized for compatibility with iOS devices. Once you have registered with ARTstor using your SPS email address the ARTstor Mobile site will load automatically when you visit the ARTstor website using the Safari browser on your iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch runing iOS 2, 3 and 4.  You may begin at the Library site, ARTstor’s direct link (if on campus), or via if you are off the grounds.

ARTstor mobile has the following features:

  • Search – Search the Digital Library’s 1,400,000+ images by keyword.
  • Browse – Browse ARTstor images by Collection, Classification, Geography, or Featured Groups.
  • View – View search results in list form and tap to enlarge, rotate, or open attached image data.
  • Flashcard view – Study or quiz yourself.
  • Open image groups – Open and view previously assembled groups of images.

Have a Droid?  ARTstor recently announced the availability of its (beta) Droid app.

For additional information please contact Lura Sanborn, Reference Librarian, and/or consult the ARTstor Mobile site.


New Research Guide: Age of Anxiety

By - Research & Instruction Librarian November 1st, 2012

New on the Library site is a research guide in support of the Humanities 5, Art in the Age of Anxiety project.

A separate tab of sources has been created for those students researching war memorials (as opposed to paintings depicting war).



Research guides gather together the most pertinent library resources for a specific project, from the larger (and ever-expanding) universe of Library sources/collections.

Please feel free to contact Ms. Sanborn (lsanborn at sps dot edu) for a research consultation and/or to discuss any of the items in this guide.


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