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Archivision Images Loaded into MDID for University Access

The Visual Resources Center recently loaded 10,000+ images from The Archivision Digital Research Library into MDID for University access. The Archivision images include Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, 18th and 19th century, Islamic, Asian, and modern architecture, archaeological sites, gardens, parks, and works of public art that span multiple countries and time periods. These…

Posted by on December 2, 2013 in HART, Image Collections, VRC


The Rijksmuseum Releases Digital Archive of 125,000 Works

As a prelude to its reopening on April 13, 2013, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, one of the world’s leading museums, launched Rijks Studio, a ground-breaking new online presentation of 125,000 works in its collection, on October 30. Rijks Studio invites members of the public to create their own masterpieces by downloading images of artworks or…

Posted by on October 31, 2012 in Image Collections, Technology, VRC


Europeana: Highlighting Europe’s Heritage Through Media

Archives, audio-visual collections, museums, galleries, and libraries are working together to showcase two thousand years of Europe’s cultural and scientific heritage—images, objects, texts, sounds, and videos—through a unique service known as Europeana. An extraordinary resource and thematic network associated with the European Commission, Europeana links the user to six million digital items, including paintings, drawings,…

Posted by on October 25, 2010 in Image Collections, , , , , ,


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