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Faculty Resources & Services

A guide to the Bishop Library resources and services that are available to faculty.



ARTstor is a digital library of more than one million images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences.

To create a permalink to an image from ARTstor:

  • Click on the link to ARTstor from the online database list. 
  • Right-click the thumbnail of the image.
  • Click on "Generate Image URL". 
  • Copy/paste the URL.


ArtStor URLs do not automatically include our ezproxy prefix for off-campus access.  As a final step, you may need to edit the URL and add our ezproxy prefix to the beginning of the ArtStor URL.

Sample URL from ARTstor:

Modified URL for off-campus access:

MEF | Kanopy


The Media Education Foundation streaming video collection includes over 140 educational videos about media, culture, and society. The videos are available to view 24/7 on the Kanopy streaming platform. Videos in the MEF collection can be used in classrooms to address such topics as gender studies, politics, debt & consumerism, race studies, and media studies & communication.

To create a permalink to share a streaming video from MEF (Kanopy Streaming):

  • Click on the link to MEF streaming video collection from the online database list. 
  • Click on the video that you want to share.
  • Click on the share button below the video title.
  • Copy/paste the share URL.

MEF streaming video URLS will work on or off-campus.  They do not require the ezproxy prefix for off-campus access.

Sample URL from MEF(Kanopy Streaming):