May 12, 2021

Reference: Getty Launches Full Text Website for Art History Research

From The LA Times: The Getty Research Portal, which officially launched Thursday, was developed by the Getty Research Institute, the Getty museum’s more academic sibling. But it’s meant to be accessible to anyone with an Internet connection — scholar, student or just browser — like an art-specific version of Google Books. In this case, though, […]

Getty Research Portal Debuting on May 31st Will Provide Unlimited Access to Nearly 20,000 Digitized Art History Texts in Public Domain

From the Getty Research Institute: On Thursday, May 31, 2012 the Getty Research Institute (GRI) will launch the Getty Research Portal, an unprecedented resource that will provide universal access to digitized texts in the field of art and architectural history. The Getty Research Portal is a free online search gateway that aggregates descriptive metadata of […]

Getty Gets NEH Grant to Organize Huge Contemporary Art Archive

From The Los Angeles Times: The Getty Research Institute landed a huge (literally) prize last year when it bought the Harald Szeemann Archive and Library — one of the world’s leading private collections of books, pictures and documents concerning modern and contemporary art. But with the trove compiled by Szeemann, a Swiss museum director and […]

New Report from OCLC Research: "Single Search: The Quest for the Holy Grail"

Note: Terms like one-search, metasearch, federated search, central index,  harvesting, central index, central repository, and many other terms are all part of the single search world in one way or another. The report discusses a number of issues including: Institutional and Technical Considerations Metadata Considerations Access Considerations Direct to Report: Single Search: The Quest for […]