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Life on the other side of the pond: VR Activity in Europe, a UK perspective pt1
 

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Catherine Worrall, Slide Library Coordinator, University College Falmouth, UK

Catherine Worrall, Slide Library Coordinator, University College Falmouth, UK

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    Life on the other side of the pond: VR Activity in Europe, a UK perspective pt1 Life on the other side of the pond: VR Activity in Europe, a UK perspective pt1 Presentation Transcript

      • Catherine Worrall
      • Slide Library Co-ordinator, University College Falmouth
      • Professional Groups – (ACADI) Association of Curators of Art & Design Images & (JISC) Joint Information Systems Committee Digital Media
      • National Projects – (VADS) Visual Arts Data Service – Look Here!
      • Local Project – The Image Space
      Outline
    • ACADI – Association of Curators of Art and Design Images
      • History
      • Formed in 1993, by a small group of art and design slide librarians
      • To highlight and establish important visual resources roles in the higher education sector
      • Grown to include institutions from Teeside to Falmouth
      • “ ACADI helped us to define ourselves, our collections and our
      • roles as professionals within art and design higher education.”
      • Jenny Godfrey
    • ACADI – Association of Curators of Art and Design Images
      • Objectives
      • Promote the status of visual resources curators
      • Highlight the importance of image collections
      • Mutual support and exchange of information
      • Establish standards for slide collections
      • Development of training
    • ACADI – Association of Curators of Art and Design Images
      • ACADI membership
      • Bi-annual meetings
      • ACADI list – a forum which facilitates discussion and sharing ideas
      • ACADI blog – http://acadi.wordpress.com
        • Minutes from meetings
        • Case studies of projects
        • Members profiles
        • Digitisation standards such as metadata schemas and copyright
        • Wider public access to discussion topics, and links to image resources and information
    • ACADI – Association of Curators of Art and Design Images
    • JISC – (Joint Information Systems Committee) Digital Media
      • What is it?
      • Provides advice, guidance and training on how to:
      • Create digital media resources (including still images, moving images and sound)
      • Deliver digital media resources to support teaching, learning and research
      • Manage digitization projects
    • JISC – (Joint Information Systems Committee) Digital Media
      • History and Funding
      • Formally known as TASI – Technical Advisory Service for Images
      • Funded by UK higher and further education funding councils
      • Mission
      • “ To support the UK’s education sector in achieving greater digitisation and use of digital media resources (still images, moving images and sound resources) for teaching, learning and research. We aim to provide world-class leadership in the provision of information, advice, guidance and training. ”
      • JISC Digital Media website
    • JISC – (Joint Information Systems Committee) Digital Media
      • Services
      • Website – www.jiscdigitalmedia.ac.uk
        • Online advice documents
        • Helpdesk service
        • Training workshops
        • Consultancy
      • Mailing list
      • Blog
    • VADS (Visual Arts Data Service) – Look Here!
      • Project background
      • JISC Digitisation Conference report in 2007 identified key areas for the
      • future of the digitisation community:
      • An emphasis on user engagement
      • Create a connected mass of digitised content
      • Develop business models
      • Promote sustainability
      • Promote collaboration
      • High quality content for the education sector
    • VADS – (Visual Arts Data Service) Look Here!
      • With an investment of £2.1 million, JISC funded 11 projects in 2009, as part of
      • their e-content programme, one of which is VADS- Look Here!
      • Project lead : VADS at the University of the Creative Arts in Farnham
      • Project partners :
      • The Arts University College Bournemouth
      • University College Falmouth
      • University of the Arts London
      • University of Brighton
      • University of Southampton
    • VADS – (Visual Arts Data Service) Look Here!
      • Aims & Objectives
      • Develop a digitisation model for the knitting collections at Southampton
      • Use model as a template for other projects
      • Meet regularly to share information
      • Create a community of expertise
      • Use VADS hosting service
      • Explore models for sustainability of VADS
      • Further information
      • http://vads.ac.uk/projects/look-here/
    • VADS – (Visual Arts Data Service) Look Here! Knitted elephants from the Montse Stanley Collection, courtesy of the knitting Collections at the University of Southampton Library Knitted beaded purse from the Montse Stanley Collection, courtesy of the Knitting Collections at the University of Southampton Library
    • University College Falmouth The Image Space
      • What is it?
      • Project to create, manage and provide access to unique digital image
      • collections for learning, teaching and research at UCF
      • Background & history
      • JISC repository project call out
      • Falmouth interested in setting up a digital repository
      • Keen to link this with digital image requirements
    • University College Falmouth The Image Space
      • Project plan
      • Research standards, including metadata schemas
      • Research database platforms – Luna Insight or MDID (Madison Digital Image Database)
      • Copyright
      • Project set-up
      • Decided on MDID 2, free open-source platform
      • VRA Core 4 metadata schema
      • Controlled vocabularies: Getty vocabularies, Library of Congress & The Tate Glossary
      • Copyright agreement forms based on VADS
    • University College Falmouth The Image Space
    • University College Falmouth The Image Space
      • Collections
      • Cornwall Artists and Designers – unique collection of donated slides
      • Degree and MA Shows – unique collection of student work
      • History of Art and Design – Courtauld Colour Slide Scheme & now images from Scholars Resource
      Richard Cook ‘Layered White’ 2007 Kate Daubney ‘Mina Mini goes camping and other stories’ 2009 Beryl Cook ‘Hungry Trio’ ca. 2000
    • University College Falmouth The Image Space
      • The Future
      • Develop local artists collection
      • Awaiting DACS copyright licence
      • Broaden the collections to support more courses
      • Share our collections with a wider audience
    • University College Falmouth The Image Space
      • And finally...
      • Changing roles
      • Teaching sessions: ARTstor, Bridgeman & The Image Space
      • Advice on image resources
      • Copyright advice
      • Managing unique collections
      • Metadata specialist
      • Image resources on the library website
      • Member of wider professional community to facilitate knowledge sharing