LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art) announced that they have made 20,000 high quality images of works in their collections available for download for free and unrestricted use! They have also unveiled a new, easy to use, non-heirarchical website to discover works that students can use for research or term papers–or anything else [...]
ARTstor sports three new features, all of which require you to have instructor privileges. Faculty members can let me know if they need to upgrade their ARTstor user account with instructor privileges.
The new features are (relevant links to ARTstor’s help pages are below):
Create and save details of high resolution ARTstor images as separate images [...]
Last year and over the summer, the local collection of digital images, which began on a test server at https://npvrc.newpaltz.edu, has grown to over 9,000 images. Recently, the data was copied to a new server at https://mdid.newpaltz.edu, and the logistics and space for storing the image files were resolved by Academic Computing. Many of the [...]
To enrich your enjoyment of the Hudson River School exhibition on loan from the New-York Historical Society on veiw at the SDMA on campus…. [...]
Launch of the World Digital Library
Yesterday was the launch of the World Digital Library–a joint project between the Library of Congress and UNESCO which creates an “easily-accessible collection of the world’s cultural riches that would tell the stories and highlight the achievements of all countries and cultures.” The library currently holds material in Arabic, [...]