Final Program for WLIC 2016 Off-site Session in Columbus- Worth a Thousand Words: A Global Perspective on Image Description, Discovery, and Access

IFLA_logo_with_themeThe final program is now available for a one-day, off-site workshop during the World Library and Information Congress in Columbus:

Worth a Thousand Words: A Global Perspective on Image Description, Discovery, and Access.

Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum, The Ohio State University -photo by Jo McCulty, The Ohio State University

Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum, The Ohio State University -photo by Jo McCulty,
courtesy of The Ohio State University Libraries

The workshop takes place on Monday, 15 August 2016, at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum on the campus of Ohio State University and is sponsored by the IFLA Rare Books and Special Collections and the Art Libraries Sections.

Monday, 15 August 2016, 9:00AM-5:30PM

• 9:00-10:00—WELCOME AND OPENING PRESENTATION

Welcome: Lisa Carter, Special Collections and Area Studies, The Ohio State University Libraries, USA

Introduction of Elke Koppen: Valerie Hotchkiss, University Librarian, Vanderbilt

-Opening speaker: Elke Koppen, Centro de Investigaciones Interdisciplinarias en Ciencias y Humanidades, UNAM,  Mexico, “Image Analysis and Description: Words, Insights and Disciplines”

• 10:00-12:00—MAKING ACCESS TO IMAGES POSSIBLE

Session Chair: Hege Stenskud Høsøien, National Library of Norway.

Erin Blake, Head of Collection Information Services, Folger Shakespeare Library, United States. “Bibliographic Description of Pictorial Material: an introduction to Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (Graphics).”

Morag Boyd, Head of Special Collections Description and Access, Ohio State University Libraries, United States. “Managing Image Metadata: Building Workflows for Effective Discovery.”

Emily Gore, Digital Public Library of America, United States, “RightsStatements.org: What It Is and What Does It Mean for the DPLA Network and Global Access to Digital Cultural Heritage”

Trish Rose-Sandler, Data Analyst, Biodiversity Heritage Library, United States. “Expanding Access to Natural History Images: the Biodiversity Heritage Library and its Global Consortium.”

• 12:00-1:30 LUNCHTIME CONVERSATION

with Cartoon Artist Jeff Smith and Jenny Robb, Curator of the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum.

John Updike once said, “All cartoonists are geniuses.” Come meet genius and award-winning cartoonist Jeff Smith, author of the Bone series.
BONE® is ©2016 Jeff Smith

BONE® is ©2016 Jeff Smith

 

• 1:30- 3:30 DISCOVERY TOOLS FOR IMAGES IN SPECIAL COLLECTIONS

Session Chairs: Liselotte Winka, Konstfack/University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Sweden and David Farneth, Getty Research Institute, United States

Tom Crane, Technical Director, Digirati, United Kingdom. “An Introduction to the International Image Interoperability Framework.”

Inge Reist, Director of the Center for the History of Collecting, Frick Art Reference Library, United States. “Introducing PHAROS, an International Photo Archive Consortium.”

Sandra Brooke, Marquand Librarian, Princeton University, United States and Kathleen Salomon, Assistant Director, Getty Research Institute, United States. “These Silent Witnesses of My Affections: A Collaborative Recreation of Count Leopoldo Cicognara’s Library.”

Emmanuel Bermès, Associate Director of Systems and Services, Bibliothèque national de France and Matthieu Bonicel, “Responsable Innovation, Bibliothèque national de France, “Biblissima and IIIF.”

• 3:30-4:30 REFLECTIONS, FUTURE TRENDS AND DISCUSSION

Piotr Adamczyk, Director of Image Content and Museum Partnerships, ITHAKA, United States. “Access, Discovery … now what?” Introduction by Lisa Carter.

• 4:30-5:30 TOUR OF BILLY IRELAND CARTOON LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum-photo by Jo McCulty, courtesy of The Ohio State University Libraries

Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum-photo by Jo McCulty, courtesy of The Ohio State University Libraries

 

The workshop is free. Attendees are not required to register for the IFLA Congress. Workshop registration and logistical information is available here.

 


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