By Sherri Berger, Digital Special Collections Program Coordinator As the new semester ramps up, we thought it was a good time to remind you about the wealth of digital images … More…
CDLINFO News: UC Shared Images
By Rosalie Lack, CDL Digital Special Collections Director The CDL has transitioned the access of several image collections from CDL’s version of the Luna Insight service to other entry … More…
The Visual Resources Center at the College of Environmental Design (CED) at UC Berkeley has added more than 28,000 images to the UC Shared Images collections. The images, which represent a third of the Center’s entire digital collection, document the built environment from the pre-historical period to the early 21st century.
UC Shared Images in ARTstor continue to grow with the addition of over 600 images from the Irvine campus, with approximately 1,200 more to be added later in May. The new UCI collection is available, along with collections from UCB, UCSB, and UCSC, from the ARTstor home page under “Institutional Collections”.
The UC Shared Images program recently revised and published its guidelines for shareable metadata. Version 2.0 of the “Metadata Submission Guidelines” (MSG) is now available on Inside CDL.
Select art and architecture images from UC Berkeley and UC Santa Barbara image collections are now available in ARTstor to all 9 ARTstor-participating UC campuses. These collections are listed on the ARTstor home page under Institutional Collections.
The UC Libraries Collection Development Committee (CDC) has appointed collection liaisons for UC Shared Images – one from each campus, to facilitate collection building in ARTstor.
Thirteen additional Luna Insight image collections were recently made available by CDL for the UC Image Service.
CDL has added the Saskia Art & Architecture collection to UC Shared Images in ARTstor. Saskia provides over 26,000 core art history images on Western European civilization from more than 100 museums.
UC Shared Images implementation continues with CDL moving some collections from Luna Insight to ARTstor, while access to other collections is reverting to UC websites.