Course Details and Schedule

The course examines three major digital image collections subscribed to by the University - ARTstor, Bridgeman Education, Archivision (new and on trial) - and a fourth resource, free for educational use, VADS. All of these are geared to research and teaching in the humanities, history of science and medicine, and social sciences. Viewing, presenting and managing images are also covered.

See below for course schedule

Key topics
  • Access and registration
  • Collections' content
  • Searching the collections
  • Saving searches and downloading images
  • Making presentations
  • Using the Offline Image Viewer
Course information
Intended audience All collections address the needs of users not only in the arts but also in other disciplines.
Prior knowledge No prior knowledge required.
Resources Brief notes are supplied at no charge
Software http://www.artstor.org/ and www.bridgemaneducation.com
Format Presentation with practical exercises
Further information This is taught using Windows, but is not platform dependent
Where next? Digital Imaging courses; WISER: Sourcing Images
Taught using:
Windows XP

Course provider: Bodleian Libraries

Schedule

Frequency: Every term subject to teacher availability. Express an interest in future dates for this course.