ARTstor is a database of 1.6 million art images. To learn more about ARTstor, sign up for one of these free webinars by clicking on the appropriate date:

Due to maintenance on the publisher’s server two electronic journals will be unavailable on Saturday, March 1, from 8 am to midnight:

  • Journal of social psychology (3/1/2012-present only issues affected)
  • Social work in health care (all issues)

Due to maintenance, Summit e-books will be unavailable from 4 pm to 8 pm Pacific time on Saturday, March 1.

The EBL platform will be unavailable during 4 pm to 8 pm (March 1) so that the company may perform enhancements and updates to the system. EBL electronic books will not be available through the Chemeketa Library catalog at that time. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Please call or email the reference desk if you have questions about ebooks or this service outage.
Thank you.
Chemeketa Community College Library

 On Monday, February 17th there will be a power shutdown that will affect the following Salem Campus Buildings: 2, 3, 4, 5 and 9.  The CCRLS catalog will be offline during the outage.

Thank you!

The ARTstor database has been made available off campus via the proxy login for the first time since January 6. The problem eventually proved to be at ARTstor’s end, and it has been resolved due to the persistence of our IT Department.

Beginning winter term, printing in the library will be using a new system. Payment for all printing and copying will be through use of a Chemeketa ID card or a printing card purchased at the Circulation Desk. Wireless printing will be available.

General Printing and Copying Information

  • Prints or photocopies cost $.05 each
  • Payment is via a card swipe system
  • System uses a Chemeketa ID card or printing card
  • Printing cards can be purchased at the Library Circulation Desk for $1
  • You must add credit to your account before printing

Adding Credit To Your Account

Chemeketa students and employees can log into the printing software at any time and use a credit card, ATM card, or PayPal account to put money on a Chemeketa ID card.

  1. Go to Use your My Chemeketa user name and password to log in.
  2. Click Add Credit in the menu.
  3. Choose an amount to add. Click the Continue button
  4. Enter a card number and expiration date and click Pay Now, OR Click Check out with PayPal and log into your PayPal account.

In the Salem Campus Library

There is a PaperCut station to the right of the entrance in the library copy room. It allows library visitors to use cash or a credit/ATM card to put printing credit on a Chemeketa ID card or on a printing card purchased for $1 at the Circulation Desk.

Wireless Printing
Only files in PDF format can be printed on the wireless network. Documents in Word, Excel, Google communication tools, or PowerPoint must be saved as PDFs first. Other types of files can be converted using free browser plug-ins or free software. bullet point Saving/conversion help.

  1. Go to Use your My Chemeketa user name and password to log in.
  2. Choose Web Print from the menu.
  3. Click Submit a Job on the Web Print screen.
  4. There is only one printer enabled for wireless printing, so you don’t have to choose; click 2.Print Options And Account Selection.
  5. Click Upload Documents.
  6. Use the Browse to find the document you want to print,
  7. Click Upload and Complete.
  8. Your print job will be listed with the status, "Held in a queue." You may go pick it up in the Copy Room.
  9. Swipe your card on the printer unit.
  10. Your print job will display on the control pad. Choose and print.

Gale advises that PowerSpeak is having technical problems and is being worked on. They will advise when the database is available again.

ARTstor’s mobile version has a flashcard feature that helps students learn artists’ names, titles, and dates of particular works of art. Just go to and choose an image group to study. Then choose Flashcard view. For additional tips, see A tip before finals: Study with Artstor’s Flashcard feature.

You must create an ARTstor account in the library in order to use ARTstor Mobile. For more information about the ARTstor mobile site and Android app, see ARTstor Mobile.

Questions about ARTstor? Call the Chemeketa Library Reference desk at 503-399-5231.

The library has added the National Geographic Virtual Library to its electronic resources. The site includes archives of all content from the National Geographic magazine from 1888 to the present, including map supplements.

The easy-to-use site includes not only articles, maps and stunning photographs, but all the original advertising content, so it serves as a great resource for the history of commercial art, marketing, and American society.

An Image Search link lets the user look for pictures easily. Using the Advanced Search lets the user looks for maps, specific types of images, or advertisements. The National Geographic Virtual library is available on the library database pages.


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