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Caroline Caviness presentation for the "Images Unleashed" session at the VRA + ARLIS/NA 2nd joint conference in Minneapolis, MN.

Caroline Caviness presentation for the "Images Unleashed" session at the VRA + ARLIS/NA 2nd joint conference in Minneapolis, MN.

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  • 1. Managing images across the campus universe
    Caroline Caviness, ARTstorVRA+ARLIS/NA Joint Conference 2011
    March 25, 1:30-3:00pm
  • 2. Introduction
    • Background on Shared Shelf
    • 3. Addressing non-art content
    • 4. Key findings from institutions
    • 5. New frontiers, open questions
    • 6. Software functionality
    • 7. Privacy issues, file formats, user interface
    • 8. Relevance for Visual Resources Professionals
    Page 2
  • 9. Mission
    • ARTstor is a nonprofit initiative, founded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
    • 10. Mission to use digital technology to enhance scholarship, teaching, and learning in the arts and associated fields and contribute to the work of the arts and educational community.
    • 11. ARTstor's primary goals as an organization are:
    • 12. To assemble image collections from across many time periods and cultures that will, in the aggregate, have sufficient depth, breadth, and coherence to support a wide range of educational and scholarly activities;
    • 13. To create an organized, central, and reliable digital resource that supports noncommercial use of images for research, teaching and learning; and
    • 14. To work with the arts and educational communities to develop collective solutions to the complex challenges that are an inescapable part of working in a changing digital environment.
    Page 3
  • 15. Shared Shelf partners
    Leadpartners
    Partners
    Page 4
  • 16. Page 5
    Science & Medical Images Sub-Committee
    • Members
    • 17. Scope and purpose
    • 18. What drives digital image use?
    • 19. How are these needs met?
  • Page 6
    Science & Medical Images Sub-Committee
    What we’ve learned:
    • Use cases
    • 20. Teaching
    • 21. Research
    • 22. File types
    • 23. Privacy issues
    • 24. Tools
    • 25. Image editing
    • 26. Annotation
    • 27. Sequencing
  • “Most [images] are located in faculty offices, languishing because it is too challenging to find an easy way to make them available to students and colleagues.”
    -Survey respondent
    Page 7
  • 28. First user group
    • Binghamton University
    • 29. California College of the Arts
    • 30. California Institute of the Arts
    • 31. Columbia University
    • 32. DePauw University
    • 33. Drexel University
    • 34. Ithaca College
    • 35. Kansas City Art Institute
    • 36. Lafayette College
    • 37. Laguna College of Art and Design
    • 38. Lewis and Clark College
    • 39. New York School of Interior Design
    • 40. North Carolina State University
    • 41. Oregon College of Art and Craft
    • 42. Skidmore College
    • 43. Trinity College
    • 44. Union College
    • 45. University of Calgary
    • 46. University of California, San Diego
    • 47. University of Delaware
    • 48. University of Maryland
    • 49. University of Massachusetts, Boston
    • 50. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    • 51. University of Ottawa
    • 52. University of Virginia
    • 53. Wright State University
    Page 8
  • 54. 150+ Beta testers total
    Majority from:
    Library
    Campus IT
    Visual Arts
    Art History
    Architecture
    But also….
    Page 9
    First user group
    ~62 Collections
    ~2.8 per institution
  • 55. First user group
    Beta testers from:
    Communications/PR
    Campus museum
    Science Library
    Landscape Arch.
    Biology
    Classics
    Music
    Literature
    Page 10
  • 56. Darwin Core
    Page 11
  • 57. Astronomy Visualization Metadata
    Page 12
  • 58. Dublin Core
    Page 13
  • 59. Online image management
    Allows users to upload/download from anywhere
    Supports collaboration
    Online image management
    Page 14
  • 60. Accessibility & Discovery
    Open Shelf
    Mixing local & ARTstor content
    Cataloging
    environment
    Shared vocabularies
    Cloud
    Computing
    Private Collection
    Asset
    management
    Metasearch engine
    Google Images
    Page 15
  • 61. Teaching & learning tools
    Image groups
    Side by side comparison
    Presentation tools
    Powerpoint
    OIV
    3d views & sequencing
    Page 16
  • 62. Sequencing
    Page 17
  • 63. Sequencing
    Page 18
  • 64. Publication to the ARTstor Digital Library
    Challenges
    Benefits
    Aggregated content =
    Interdisciplinary serendipity
    Aggregated content =
    Interdisciplinary serendipity
    Page 19
  • 65. Creator: Mark Catesby, 1679 - 1749, (Artist)Title: The Ground SquirrelWork Type: Print Date: 1731- 1743Material: hand-colored etchingSource: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
    Title: African ground squirrel walking
    Kingdom: AnimaliaPhylum: ChordataClass: MammaliaOrder: RodentiaFamily: SciuridaeGenus: XerusSpecies: XerusinaurisCommon Name: African ground squirrel Geographic Range: Africa Habitat: Grasslands, Forests Diet: Omnivore
    Source: Biology Department Teaching Collection
    Page 20
  • 66. Interdisciplinary Use
    • African-American Studies
    • 67. American Studies
    • 68. Anthropology
    • 69. Architecture & Architectural History
    • 70. Asian Studies
    • 71. Classical Studies
    • 72. Design & Decorative Studies
    • 73. Foreign Languages & Literature
    • 74. History
    • 75. Literary Studies
    • 76. Maps, Graphs & Charts
    • 77. Medieval Studies
    • 78. Middle Eastern Studies
    • 79. Music History
    • 80. Native American Studies
    • 81. Photography
    • 82. Political Science
    • 83. Religious Studies
    • 84. Renaissance Studies
    • 85. Theater & Dance
    • 86. Women’s Studies
    Page 21
  • 87. Page 22
  • 88. Navigatingprivacy issues
    Granular access rights
    • Image editing and annotation tools
    Page 23
  • 89. Relevance for Visual Resources Professionals
    Project management & production
    Support, training, consultation
    Expertise
    Collaboration
    Visual literacy & instruction
    Page 24
  • 90. Thank you!
    Questions:
    caroline.caviness@artstor.org
    Page 25