The first time you connect to Artstor through OpenAthens, you will see a request to Link your Existing Account or Create a new Artstor account.
This is an Artstor policy for off-campus authentication. Artstor links your unique OpenAthens numeric identifier with your personal Artstor account and saves you from having to login a second time. On subsequent visits to Artstor through OpenAthens, you will be automatically logged in to your personal account.
Creating a personal account on Artstor allows you to save images to folders, to share folders with other Artstor users, and to download images.
Read more about ArtStor's privacy policies.