Building with Megabytes: Establishing Web-Based Image Collections for
Paula Behrens, Community College of Philadelphia, and Jeffrey A. Cohen,
Bryn Mawr College.
CHART Conference, Victoria & Albert Museum, London
Computing and Visual Culture: Representation and Interpretation.
Friday, 25 September 1998, Session Two, Projects and Applications
1. Opportunities and Goals
- architecture vs paintings, SAH members' images
- published images out of copyright (but post-1923 plans?, unbuilt projects)
- collaboration between institutions, multiplied rewards vs. coincident
scanning within each institution
- study folders, classroom projection
- SAH umbrella, advantages [http://www.upenn.edu/sah/imagex.html]
- photo-CD or direct from slide
- file types, image sizes, lowest common denominator screen
- server mirroring
4. Other projects
- Allowing reposting on our site:
- Allowing links, but limited reposting
- Other possibilities for American surveys:
- fill out grids with images
- enhance interface with ability to download and sequence for local lecture
- include further surveys in grids
- move beyond monuments to representative structures
- move beyond consensus to sets for overlapping expository sets
6. Issues, Discussion
- weighing permissions and sharing, protection vs. access
- changing technologies, siza and format standards, etc.
- . . .
7. Invitation to wider participation
- what: effective teaching images of identified examples, in limited
- how: participants post locally, ID, allow our grabbing; or lend for
- sharing: with full ID, use restriction statement, w/i different interfaces
url = http://www.upenn.edu/sah/ib/chartnn.html; last rev.
= 22 Sept. 98;
to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com]