About PixelsA multi-disciplinary blog from the University of Illinois Library and the College of Fine and Applied Arts with announcements and technical tips on finding, creating, and using digital images in teaching, learning, and research.
- Most of the digital collections featured in this blog permit the use of their material for educational, noncommercial or personal use so long as the source is acknowledged. Always check the rights and permission statements on the site.
- Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Launches Today
- Paris 3D: An Exraordinary Interactive Journey through Time
- ARTstor & Java Update
- “Arts Organizations and Digital Technologies” A report by the Pew Internet and American Life Project
- Your Paintings: Putting the UK’s entire national collection of over 200,000 oil paintings online
- Images from the History of Medicine
- Painting Show @Figure One Gallery, February 22nd 2013
- Through Frida’s Lens
- Ringling Collection: Portraits of Actors 1720-1920
- trial access to Material ConneXion database until February 16th
Monthly Archives: November 2011
Your Paintings (or rather, ‘their paintings’) is a collaborative project between the BBC and the Public Catalogue Foundation that aspires to digitize and tag every oil painting in the UK National Collections. Currently still in a beta stage, the project … Continue reading
In case you aren’t already aware, Google Images has a ‘Sort by Subject’ feature on its results page – it’s the kind of left-margin item that can go easily unnoticed, but for the utility it provides, it should 80 pt. … Continue reading
Harvard’s Houghton Library and the Harvard Art Museum’s Lyonel Feininger Archive have collaborated to create an online research microsite presenting a comprehensive collection of Feininger’s largely un-seen photographic works. Harvard holds the majority of Feininger’s photographs, with some 500 photographic … Continue reading