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Please read before you use the ARTstor Digital Library
  • To access the ARTstor Digital Library collection from OFF CAMPUS, you MUST FIRST create an ARTstor account on an ON-CAMPUS computer. Follow the instructions below.

To create your account:
  1. Use any computer with Internet access on the Southwestern College campus.
  2. Go to www.artstor.org.
  3. Click on the Go button in the upper right-hand side of the screen. Then select the Not Registered link and follow the instructions provided.
  4. After you've created your ARTstor account you can log in to ARTstor from ANY computer (on-campus or off-campus). Your off campus log-in is good for 120 days

To renew your ARTstor account just login to ARTstor from any computer on the Southwestern College campuses and you will receive an additional 120 days on your user account for off campus use.
If you forget your ARTstor password, use the Forgot Password link and your password will be emailed to you.

Reference Librarians at Southwestern Community College library can help you set up an ARTstor account or answer your questions about using ARTstor. You can also phone the reference desk at 619-421-6700 x5381 or email the Southwestern College Library Reference Desk.

For students taking an online course and not on campus please email your name and student ID number to Artstor Institutional Contact - Tony McGee.

Here you will find information about accessing, searching and working with the images in the ARTstor Digital Library - Using ARTstor.

If you have specific questions , please check the Frequently Asked Questions section or contact the ARTstor User Services

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E-Books, journals, magazine and newspaper articles are available online. These services are for current Southwestern College students and staff. Pick up passwords at the reference desk or contact us at library@swccd.edu.
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