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Artstor Help: Home

A guide to Artstor designed and created by Clark Librarians

1. Clark status verification (required for Artstor registration)

Register for Artstor through the Clark College Libraries website in order to verify your Clark status.

  • Are you using a Clark computer or Clark wireless right now?  After selecting the link above go directly to step 2 (ARTstor Registration).
  • Are you OFF CAMPUS right now?  After selecting the link above you will see a Clark login verification screen. 

    Login page for off-campus access to library databases screenshot

Students:  Log in with your Clark username and password (the same one you use to log in to college computers and wireless).

Faculty/Staff:  Log in using your Clark email username and password.

Click Login.

2. Artstor Registration

  1. Once you have completed Step 1 (Clark status verification), you should be on the Artstor home page. 
  2. In the Log In area at the upper right side of the screen, click Register.
  3. A registration form will appear. Enter a valid email address, password, your role at your institution, and the academic department you are affiliated with. DO NOT use symbols (e.g., ? /\ <>+ # %) or diacritics (e.g., é å ï ñ ô).
  4. Use the check boxes to opt-in or out of our monthly newsletter and annual user survey.
  5. Click Submit.
  6. You will automatically be logged in to your new account. The Log In area will change to display a welcome message and your email address.

For more information see:

3. Artstor Account Renewal

Your account for off-campus access to Artstor will work for 120 days. When you receive a message that your Remote Access Grace Period has expired, you have two options to renew your access:

  1. Verify your Clark status again by following directions for off-campus verification login listed in Step 1 (Clark status verification).
  2. Log in to your Artstor account from any computer on campus – this will automatically renew your account.

For more information see:

4. Requesting Instructor Privileges (For Instructors ONLY)

  1. Contact to obtain Clark instructor authorization code and password.
  2. Log into your existing ARTstor account.
  3. Select Edit my profile from top right Welcome box.
  4. Select Instructor Privileges tab.
  5. Enter authorization code and password.
  6. Select Save.

For more help see:

5. Managing Image Collections/Folders (for Instructors ONLY)

To create or edit image collections or folders, log into your ArtSTOR account via


Register for an ArtSTOR account via 
the Clark ArtSTOR Authentication URL

AND enable Instructor Privileges prior to creating image collections/folders.

NOTE: At least once per term, instructors need to log into their Clark ArtSTOR account either on campus
OR from the Clark ArtSTOR Authentication URL, to keep their Clark ArtSTOR account active.

Instructor's Guide to Artstor

screenshot of the menu from the instructor's guide to artstor

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