Category Archives: Tools

Google Open Gallery and Web Publishing

Many of you may already be familiar with the work of the Google Cultural Institute, such as the Google Art Project and numerous historical exhibitions. Yesterday, Google announced on it’s Europe blog that that technologies behind it’s Cultural Institute projects would … Continue reading

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Your Paintings: Putting the UK’s entire national collection of over 200,000 oil paintings online

In an article from The Guardian, art correspondent Mark Brown wrote, “The Public Catalogue Foundation [PCF], announced that it had succeeded, in partnership with the BBC, in its mission to put images of every publicly owned oil painting in the UK … Continue reading

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Interactive Images with ThingLink

I love images. I love links that let me know more about an image. I may love ThingLink, but it is too soon to tell. How would you use it? ThingLink lets you embed images with everything from text to … Continue reading

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New Year, New Site!

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

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ImageSearch from the University of Illinois Library: Federated search for images

EasySearch, from the University of Illinois Library,  is a component of Search Assistant, a resource discovery path for users which allows for searching across multiple electronic resources in a subject area. The Library recently added an image search function by … Continue reading

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Personal Digital Archiving with the iLibrarian

How many of us still have photos from our first digital cameras? Can you locate the paper you wrote on your desktop computer five years ago? Maybe your migrations between laptops and phones, across platforms and formats have been seamless, … Continue reading

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WikiPainting: A place to put your art history skills to work

Still in beta mode, with room to grow, it is surprising the WikiPainting did not exist before. The good news is: it exists now and is growing quickly. Faceted searching by artist and artworks among other things let you wander … Continue reading

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