April 16, 2014

Research Article (Preprint): Trends in Image Use by Historians and the Implications for Librarians and Archivists

Title Trends in Image Use by Historians and the Implications for Librarians and Archivists Authors Valerie Harris University of Illinois, Chicago Peter Hepburn University of Illinois, Chicago Source C&RL News Anticipated Publication March 2013 Abstract For years libraries have offered reproduction services to users, with historians being the core audience. More recently, archives and special […]

National Gallery of Art (U.S.) Launches NGA Images Database and Open Access Policy

From a National Gallery of Art (NGA) Announcement: The National Gallery of Art announces the launch today of NGA Images, a new online resource that revolutionizes the way the public may interact with its world-class collection at http://images.nga.gov. This repository of digital images documenting the National Gallery of Art collections allows users to search, browse, […]

The Lively Morgue: A New Tumblr Page Featuring Images from The New York Times Photo Morgue

The Tumblr page will feature a steady stream of curated images (several each week) from The Times photo morgue on The Lively Morgue page. The Times has also scanned the reverse side of each image so you can read notations that were written by editors and others. Important info that is often lost when images […]

New: Frick Art Reference Library Photo Archive Records Now Accessible Online

From Art Daily: The Frick Art Reference Library and its partners in the New York Art Resources Consortium (NYARC)—the libraries of The Museum of Modern Art and the Brooklyn Museum—are pleased to announce that through a complex process of data migration, all of the Photoarchive’s research database records created since 1996 (and all future records […]