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Diff. types of searching: Browsing; Keyword; Advanced Variety of BROWSING: geography, medium, collection, themes/topics (interesting topics), etc. Keyword good place to start & can then SEARCH WITHIN THE RESULTS Advanced: more precise searching
Imagesizes range from 1500 pixels to 10,000 pixels on a side Most common resolution display for computers is 1024 x 768 pixels Makes typical ARTstor image files two or more times larger than the monitor display 72 DPI (dots per inch)
Type of image need & reason looking for images becomes very important when choosing a resource
Resolution Colors Title
Example of how using ARTstor in conjunction w/ another image DB really helps Also example of how slight changes to vocab make big differenceFlickrARTstor vs. Flickr-> Library of Congress-> Ex: Migratory WorkersSearching “The Commons” -> Ex: Migrant LaborersInfoGuide
Images and GraphicsOur guidance about the use of images and graphics as fair use is affected significantly by the fourth fair use factor. It is often difficult or even impossible to get permission to use images and graphics. This situation is changing in some fields where it is now possible to license databases of good quality images at reasonable prices for nonprofit educational uses. For example, Saskia and other art history image vendors offer educational licenses. If it is easy to license the right to use the images you need, you should do so. But, for images for which a digital source is not readily available, or for which permission is difficult or impossible to obtain, use of images without permission in an educational document like a dissertation is probably a fair use. Again, you should document any efforts you make to obtain permission.“Fair Use Guidelines for Dissertations” from University of Texas at http://www.utexas.edu/ogs/etd/fair_use.html
Adapted excerpts from VRA statement
Reading an Image:Design ElementsNot just art—ECOLOGY
• Over 1.2 million images (incl. Mason Slide Library—over 13,000)• Save or Print• Zoom-able Images• Save Image Groups• Download Images OR Details• Email Citation Info• PowerPoint
Creating & Managing Folders Send images & notes to PPT or OIV Interdisciplinary topics Instructor Privileges Created shared folders Add notes to folder Add own images Zooming—maintain high quality & save details Images for Academic Publishing (IAP)
• Save/download images• Create folders• Access folders created by professors• Email citation details• Remote access bypassing library log-in
Pros High-resolution images Allows zooming Save details of images Accurate title/artist/date/colorsCons Back files not upgraded to higher resolution Copyright restrictions (ex: Picasso) Not comprehensive coverage from museums (ex: only 715 images in NGA collection)
Aga Khan Visual Archive (MIT): over 120,000 images of architecture, urbanism & the built environment from Islamic countries Southern Sudan Images (Pitt Rivers Museum): More than 1,300 artifacts and 5,000 photographs about the cultural and visual history of the region. NASA Images : Public access to images, videos, and audio in a single, searchable resource.
Over 3.6 billion images Different image sources Library of Congress New York Public Library No vetting process
1. Where is the image coming from? Book or article Museum Online database or website
2. Citations for a bibliography OR footnotes/endnotes OR a caption?3. What style are you using? MLA, Chicago, APA?
Claudia Holland, Copyright Officer, JCL Phone: 993-2544 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Types of Images: Royalty-free Creative Commons Academic Purposes (ARTstor & IAP for publishing) Museums: can purchase rights to use images Using images online brings different issues Dissertations/Theses—Fair Use BUT check & cite
STATEMENT ON FAIR USE OF IMAGES FOR TEACHING, RESEARCH & STUDY http://www.vraweb.org/organization/pdf/VRAFairUseGuidelinesFinal.pdf Historically, graduate students have not obtained permissions. However, as theses have been posted to online repositories, owners/operators have often required that students obtain all copyright permissions (as a way of managing their own risks). As a result, students are required to address copyright issues to obtain their academic degrees. VRA Statement argues for Fair Use regarding the inclusion of images in dissertations & theses.
Visual literacy = A set of abilities that enables an individual to effectively find, interpret, evaluate, use, and create images and visual media. “Visual literacy competency standards for higher education.” Association of College & Research Libraries, 2011. http://www.ala.org/acrl/files/standards/vis ualliteracy.pdf .
The Farm by Joan Miró (1921-22) Design elements: Color/Color theory Detailed realism combined with Cubist elements Art & Ecology Artists as keen observers of natural world Paintings become resource for studying nature(National Gallery of Art Classroom for Teachers & Students)
Highlight features as registered user Search examples Working with Image Groups/Folders QUESTIONS??
A particular slide catching your eye?
Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.