Welcome back!  The Flaxman Library is excited about some of the new electronic resources we have access to!

These resources are free to SAICers.  When accessing off-campus please enter your artic username and password.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact the library at flaxman@saic.edu

A selection images that were added to ARTstor Shared Shelf this June. We’ve uploaded images by artists including Lily Van Der Stokker, Raqib Shaw, George Condo, as well as Dawn Mellor and Jule de Balincourt Click here to view a selection of these images in ARTstor (viewable only by SAIC Faculty & Students).

ARTstor Shared Shelf is a library curated digital collection of art images for use by SAIC Faculty and Students that is available as a part of the ARTstor Image collection. Check out the 180,000+ images from the SAIC collection, along with the 1.8 million images in the main ARTstor collection, here (accessible only by SAIC Faculty & Students).

Did you know the Flaxman Library has access to the streaming video database LGBT Studies Online?

LGBT Studies Online is a cinematic survey of the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people as well as the cultural and political evolution of the LGBT community. It features award-winning documentaries, interviews, archival footage, and select feature films exploring LGBT history, gay culture and subcultures, civil rights, marriage equality, LGBT families, AIDS, transgender issues, religious perspectives on homosexuality, global comparative experiences, and other topics.

LGBT Studies Online is free to SAICers.  Just enter your ARTIC username and password.

stills clockwise from top:

Is It Really So Strange? by William E. Jones

Homoteens by Joan Jubela

Gay USA by Arthur Bressan, Jr.

The Flaxman Library is making buttons to celebrate the start of the new school year, and we need your help! Design a button with your artwork and the words “Flaxman Library” on it. We’ll have one inch round buttons made to give away to new and returning students, staff, and faculty. This contest is open to all SAIC students.  Library staff will choose 1-5 designs. The winners will receive 25 buttons of their own design, plus the library’s undying love and admiration, and also a cookie.
For technical specifications, check out “Design Setup & Templates” for 1-inch round specifications at:http://www.busybeaver.net/templatesPlease submit your DIGITAL files for the one inch round buttons to Elizabeth Aubrey at eaubre@saic.edu by Friday, August, 1st.

The Flaxman Library is making buttons to celebrate the start of the new school year, and we need your help! Design a button with your artwork and the words “Flaxman Library” on it. We’ll have one inch round buttons made to give away to new and returning students, staff, and faculty. This contest is open to all SAIC students.  Library staff will choose 1-5 designs. The winners will receive 25 buttons of their own design, plus the library’s undying love and admiration, and also a cookie.

For technical specifications, check out “Design Setup & Templates” for 1-inch round specifications at:
http://www.busybeaver.net/templates

Please submit your DIGITAL files for the one inch round buttons to Elizabeth Aubrey at eaubre@saic.edu by Friday, August, 1st.

The Flaxman Library now offers online access to the complete archive of National Geographic!
Access starts from the very first issue, back in October 1888, and goes all the way to the present.
This resource is free to SAICers.  When accessing off-campus please enter your artic username and password.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact the library at flaxman@saic.edu
The above image is of Lake Eyre in Australia by Murray Fredericks.

The Flaxman Library now offers online access to the complete archive of National Geographic!

Access starts from the very first issue, back in October 1888, and goes all the way to the present.

This resource is free to SAICers.  When accessing off-campus please enter your artic username and password.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact the library at flaxman@saic.edu

The above image is of Lake Eyre in Australia by Murray Fredericks.

Have you seen the new Chicago Imagists Web Archive?
It was created by Pentimenti Productions as an online companion to their documentary film Hairy Who and the Chicago Imagists. It contains archival material and interview footage not included in the movie, interpretive essays, and links to other research sources. 

Have you seen the new Chicago Imagists Web Archive?

It was created by Pentimenti Productions as an online companion to their documentary film Hairy Who and the Chicago Imagists. It contains archival material and interview footage not included in the movie, interpretive essays, and links to other research sources.