ArtCartFinalThe JHU Visual Resources Collection is now available within the ARTstor Digital Library via Shared Shelf. Shared Shelf is a tool that allows the Visual Resources Collection (VRC) to publish our image collection to ARTstor for JHU faculty, students, and staff.

Why use ARTstor for your image needs?

  •  “One Stop Shopping:” Search for ARTstor collection images and the VRC’s images in the same search!
  •  Easy searching: ARTstor’s filtering tools are now available for both ARTstor collection images and the VRC’s images (filter your search by date, modern country, or type of object)
  • Range of images: VRC collection strengths include ancient art, medieval art, Renaissance art, manuscripts and printed books, 19th and 20th century art, and Contemporary Asian art while ARTstor contains many fabulous institutional image collections with content from the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Barnes Foundation, the Getty Institute, the Illustrated Bartsch, the Library of Congress, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the National Gallery of Art, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, and the Walters Art Museum
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Can’t find the images you need? Need help accessing or using the JHU Visual Resources Collection in ARTstor? Want a one-on-one training session or a group training session? Contact the VRC at, and visit the Visual Resources Collection guide for more information and to download our two page guide “Searching for JHU Visual Resources Collection Images in ARTstor.”

For more ways to find images, see the Images page on the library’s Art History guide and see the Finding Images guide.

One thought on “Need Images? Find them in ARTstor!

  1. Great! How do I access Shared Shelf? When I click the embedded link in your story, I am presented with a login page…?

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