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
Category Archives: Copyright
“It’s a great day for education and progress, as if the Ancient Library of Alexandria had met the Modern World Wide Web and digitized America for the benefit of all,” said Doron Weber, Vice Chair of the DPLA Steering Committee. … Continue reading
The Visual Resources Center is pleased to announce the launch of their new website! Find images! Discover tools for editing, presenting and preserving visual materials! Get help and further resources! The new website contains much of the same content as … Continue reading
Copyright can seem like a real quagmire sometimes. What images can I use without messy repercussions? Is someone going to sue me? What is open access? What is fair use? Well, I’ve got good news. The National Gallery of Art … Continue reading
An unfortunate part of working with digital collections and other visual resources is dealing with copyright. While we can’t answer specific questions, we can provide you with some resources that may help steer you in the right direction. Here are … Continue reading
Ever notice the little icons below the image thumbnails while you’re browsing ARTstor? One of the icons simply says “IAP,” which means images for academic publishing. This ARTstor program “seeks to facilitate scholarship in the arts by reducing the costs … Continue reading
Click below for an excellent tutorial on copyright and image management from Georgia Harper, Office of General Counsel at the University of Texas. This is a component of the excellent website Crash Course in Copyright.