14 November 2008

MetaSearch Upgraded

Benefits of the upgrade include:

1. A more streamlined, easy-to-use interface featuring the library's Top 100 resources.
2. Ability to search all these resources simultaneously.
3. Option to select and search only the resources you want.
4. Option to select and search by subject areas.

24 October 2008

Add to your Calendar

  • Saturday November 8, Chicago Sofa Trip ($15 cash for Herron Students to HR 126) All Day
  • Wednesday November 26, Thanksgiving Break begins; classes resume Monday December 1

17 October 2008

This Month at Herron

  • Monday October 20, Pizza with the Dean in Grand Hall from 11:30am to 1pm
  • Thursday October 23, Study Abroad in France Presentation in Room 269 at 11:30am

Islamic Art, American & European Architecture, Work by Eugene James Martin

ARTstor Collection News!

David Wade has partnered with ARTstor to distribute approximately 1,500 images of Islamic art, now available in the Digital Library. These images illustrate patterns and designs found throughout the Islamic world, from the Middle East and Europe to Central and South Asia. They depict works Wade photographed during his travels, as well as drawings and diagrams produced for publication.

Photographer Dov Friedman is contributing approximately 1,500 images depicting architectural works in the United States and Europe to the ARTstor Digital Library. This collection will focus on historic architecture of New York City, as well as sites in Central and Eastern Europe.

ARTstor will be sharing 150 images of works by African American artist Eugene James Martin through a collaboration with Suzanne Fredericq, widow of the artist. The vibrant, abstract works to be represented in ARTstor will include paintings on canvas, mixed media collages, and pencil, pen, and ink drawings.

03 October 2008

Beware: IUCAT Unavailable October 3, 4

From the University Library Website.

Our beloved online catalog will be unavailable from 6:00 pm EDT Friday, October 3 until 6:00 pm EDT Saturday, October 4 for maintenance.

Special Art Edition of Gateway

Check it out.

Gateway is an e-newsletter of the IUPUI University Library. Inside this issue, you will discover:

  • Artists' Book Exhibit Information
  • What makes an Artists' Book
  • Information about the Herron Art Library

Mexican Retablos, Terra Foundation, Medieval Stained Glass

The latest ARTstor Collection News.

ARTstor, in collaboration with Douglas Massey, has recently added 170 images of Mexican retablos to the Digital Library. Retablos are small, colorful oil paintings made on tin and offered as votives of thanks for miracles granted and favors bestowed.

ARTstor has partnered with the Terra Foundation for American Art to distribute approximately 700 images of American art in the Digital Library. The Terra Foundation collection of American art, which spans the colonial era through 1945, includes more than 700 works by such artists as George Bellows, Mary Cassatt, John Singleton Copley, Stuart Davis, Childe Hassam, Robert Henri, Maurice and Charles Prendergast, and James McNeill Whistler.

ARTstor is collaborating with Madeline Caviness, Mary Richardson Professor Emerita at Tufts University, to digitize approximately 1,400 images of medieval stained glass windows.

19 September 2008

ARTstor News

Announced yesterday: ARTstor is collaborating with the University of Minnesota Libraries to distribute approximately 5,750 images depicting posters and postcards from World Wars I and II.

The Herron Art Library subscribes to ARTstor: "a digital library of nearly one million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes."