BASIC SEARCH has one search box. A pulldown menu allows searching by any of the three options:
These boxes can be joined by the standard Boolean operators AND, OR, NOT. These can be used in both basic and advanced searches.
A sample Keyword Search result. Refine, display and save references via the pull down menus:
Once in ARTstor, try the Browse option to explore by one of four general areas:
ADVANCED SEARCH offers up to five searchboxes. It also provides the option of applying of specifying geographic location, classification and date or range of dates.
Note: ARTstor uses the original descriptions of images from the provider institutions so the depth of indexing of the images can vary.
ARTstor Advanced Search options:
|Underscore _||Serves as internal wild card (m_net retrieves monet and manet)|
|Asterisk *||Serves as final wild card (henr* retrieves henry, henrietta, etc.)|
|Case||Terms are not case sensitive|
|Articles||Does not search common articles (the, an, le, les)|
|Phrases||Quotation marks should enclose exact phrases ("little rock")|
|Punctuation||Does not search punctuation (self-portrait=self portrait)|
|Order of Terms||
Terms will be searched in either order: (mark rothko=rothko mark)
Exact phrases are the exception: ("mark rothko"≠"rothko mark")