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Skidmore College
Art History Department

Student Academic Resource 

Please use the information provided in the links to improve your writing, enhance your ability to make effective oral presentations, and boost your confidence in leading discussion.

Directions for downloading the ARTstor OIV (Offline Image Viewer):

  • Go to the Scribner Library home page:;
  • Under “How To,” select “Find Images,” then ARTstor;
  • Log in or register (link at upper right) using your Skidmore email address and a password of your choice;
  • Go to “Tools,” select “Download offline presentation tool (OIV),” and download the most recent version (4.0).

All public computers on campus are equipped with the OIV 4.0. 

Some faculty may ask you to view files formatted in earlier versions of the OIV.  These should run without any problems in the 4.0 version.  However, files formatted in 4.0 will NOT run in earlier versions of the OIV.