Getting Started

Example Workflows

Forum is a media management system that allows you to catalog, manage, and share your digital collections locally or broadly. You can upload your images, video, audio, and documents and add descriptive metadata to make your content searchable. The content you catalog can be published and shared with your institution, made openly available as a […]

Access Forum

Forum has two environments: the Cataloging Tools environment and the Administrative Tools environment. The Cataloging Tools allow you to upload, describe, and publish your content to be made available to end-users. The Administrative Tools allow you to design and build the project(s) for which  you will manage content using the Cataloging Tools. Access to the […]

Artstor, Public Collections, and Artstor Digital Library

Artstor, Public Collections, and Artstor Digital Library – What’s the Difference? Artstor refers to the software platform that includes the tools, functionality and environment within which Forum subscribers view both Artstor Digital Library and JSTOR Forum content. The Artstor Digital Library refers specifically to content that is contributed to Artstor. This content is stored on […]

Implementation and Support Services

Implementation and Support Each new JSTOR Forum subscriber receives eight hours of personalized support for implementation during their first year of participation.  The eight hours of tailored implementation support include consultative services that are characteristic of a new subscription. Each subscribing institution has a designated implementation manager who serves as the point of contact for […]

Technical Specifications

On this page… Technical Requirements Supported Operating Systems Supported Browsers Supported File Types Technical Requirements High-speed internet connection. Cookies enabled. JavaScript enabled. Supported Operating Systems Mac – Current version and one previous Windows – Current version and one previous Supported Browsers Check which browser and version you are using at We recommend updating your browser version […]

Preservation Support

Forum provides preservation support for your source files following the National Digital Stewardship Alliance’s suggested guidelines. Forum currently provides eight of the nine “Level 1” digital preservation requirements to protect your data, and will soon provide full first-level compliance. Additional levels of preservation will be offered in the future. Level One Storage and Geographic Location […]

Keyboard Shortcuts

To see a keyboard shortcuts guide within Forum, select your username in the top right corner or type ? and the guide will display on your screen. On this page… Item Panel Edit Tab Works Item Panel Mac Windows Search items / / Select item in item panel Space Space Open selected item Enter Enter […]

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