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MacLean Visual Resources Center  

Last Updated: Mar 14, 2016 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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MacLean VRC Hours

Mon - Fri: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Sat - Sun: CLOSED


Artstor Shared Shelf

Visit ARTstor to view the SAIC Shared Shelf collection along with the 1.6 million other art images made available through Artstor.


Request Digital Images

Digital images may be acquired through copy photography, slide scanning, or purchase. Please bring any materials to our offices along with this request form. VRC staff will work with you to create or aquire the images in a timely fashion. Staff require 3 Weeks to complete most requests.


Request One-On-One Training

Training  in ARTstor Shared Shelf, and other services of the VRC, is available on request. Sessions can be scheduled by contacting us at or with our online form.


ARTstor Troubleshooting

Many resources can be found on the ARTstor support site. Here are some direct links which may assist you if you are having trouble using ARTstor.

If you images and text are not showing up while browsing ARTstor, try clearing your browser cache. This link will take you to detailed instructions for individual browsers. You can also try holding down the shift key and clicking the "refresh" icon in your browser's address window.

If the Image Viewer is not appearing double-click on a thumbnail you probably need Disable Pop-Up Blockers in your browser. This link will take you to detailed instructions for individual browsers.

Other troubleshooting tips can be found at Troubleshooting Tips: Overview



37 South Wabash Ave 5th Floor
Room 507
Chicago, IL 60603-3103
phone: 312.899.5101
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Christopher Day
Digital Services Librarian
phone: 312.899.5101
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ARTstor Vocabulary

To assist you in finding the best terms to use for searching the collection, we have created a Google spreadsheet with the terms that we use, including newer terms and terms that had been used to describe the historical Fibers & Materials Studies collection.


What's New In ARTstor Shared Shelf

We add new images on a daily basis to the Library curated collection of images in ARTstor Shared Shelf. To see the latest images you can check out the SAIC Library Tumblr page or look in the "New SAIC Images" folder in ARTstor.

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