January 24, 2021

View Images of the Silk Road Region in a New Yale Database

Access to this database is free. From Yale University Library News: The Silk Road, an interconnected web of trade routes linking the ancient societies of Asia with those of the Subcontinent and the Near East, has contributed to the development of most of the world’s great civilizations. The Yale Silk Road Database presents over 11,000 […]

Conference Paper: "Working Without Words – Image Based Retrieval as a Model to Overcome Language Hurdles"

The paper will be presented at the World Library and Information Congress : 77th IFLA General Conference and Assembly in San Juan on August 14, 2011. Author: Jan Simane (Head Librarian, Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz, Max-Planck-Institut, Florence, Italy) Abstract: In art history images are the primary medium of interest. In a scientific context, multi media […]