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Europeana Tech - IIIF in Action


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Europeana Tech 2015 in Paris:

The National Library of Wales will give practical examples of how implementing the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) can bring wider benefits to your institution through the improved discoverability, visibility and use of heritage collections.

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Europeana Tech - IIIF in Action

  1. 1. IIIF in Action National Library of Wales Glen Robson @glenrobson Alan Vaughan Hughes @monstercymru
  2. 2. What is IIIF? • International Image Interoperability Framework • Access to images and presentation metadata • Interoperability between image repositories • Plug and Play software • Promotes reusability •
  3. 3. IIIF in Action • Sharing Manuscripts • Crowd Sourcing Maps • Newspaper Images • Digital Library Viewers • Multilingualism • Poster
  4. 4. Guillaume de Machaut Manuscript
  5. 5. Cynefin
  6. 6. Embedding IIIF
  7. 7. Multilingualism • National Library of Wales is bilingual – Welsh and English • IIIF standard supports Multilingualism • NLW working with digirati to make the Wellcome/Universal Viewer support multiple languages
  8. 8. Benefits of IIIF • Off the shelf Viewers and Servers • De-silos data • No transfer of images • No loss of control of images • Corrections can be made straight away. • Multilingualism