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Image Services

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Rotch Visual Collections

A unit within Rotch Library responsible for acquiring, managing, and providing campus-wide access to a broad collection of images requested for educational use; consultations are available for assistance with acquiring and locating images and with the adoption of appropriate delivery and presentation tools.

For assistance with any of the services on this site, please contact RVC at rvc-all@mit.edu
Rotch Visual Collection
617-253-7087
rvc-all@mit.edu
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ARTstor

A digital library of approximately 700,000 images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes.
Rotch Visual Collection
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617-253-7087
rvc-all@mit.edu
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Dome

The MIT Libraries repository for the libraries' growing collection of digital content. Rotch Visual Collection images can be found here. To put your images in DOME, you will work with Rotch Library staff.
Rotch Visual Collection
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617-253-7087
rvc-all@mit.edu
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Thalia

A web application that allows you to store, manage, and share your digital media files with ease. You can use Thalia to create slide shows, printed or online publications, and online exhibits.
IS&T ISDA
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thalia-support@mit.edu

ArchNet

An international online community for architects, planners, urban designers, landscape architects, conservationists, and scholars, with a focus on Muslim cultures and civilizations.
ArchNet
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archnet@mit.edu

m:media

m:media provides SHASS students and faculty with a flexible online environment to create, annotate and share media-rich documents for the teaching and learning of core humanistic subjects. Faculty can build subject-specific mini-archives to extend the use of multimedia materials in the classroom and thus further pedagogical innovation. m:media is part of the D'Arbeloff-funded Metamedia project.
HyperStudio
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617-253-4312
hyperstudio@mit.edu

Visualizing Cultures

Visualizing Cultures explores the potential of the web for developing innovative image-driven scholarship and learning. The site provides context and access for large collections of visual materials from the historical record.
Visualizing Cultures
shunk@mit.edu

The web application Gallery 2 is available via the scripts.mit.edu service. scripts.mit.edu is a hosting service for the MIT community that provides several popular web packages such as MediaWiki and WordPress, as well as CGI script, MySQL, cron, and procmail hosting.

The scripts.mit.edu service is provided by the Student Information Processing Board (SIPB), MIT's volunteer student group dedicated to computing.

SIPB
scripts@mit.edu

VUE

An application designed to provide a concept mapping interface to digital materials. Using VUE, faculty and students may visually structure, organize and annotate digital content to better understand and communicate how ideas and digital content are related.
VUE
vue@elist.tufts.edu
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Flickr

Flickr, an online photo management and sharing application, has two main goals:
  • Help people make their content available to the people who matter to them.
  • Enable new ways of organizing photos and video.
Flickr
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Photobucket

Photobucket is an Internet site for uploading, sharing, linking and finding photos, videos, and graphics. Your free Photobucket account can store thousands of photos and hours of video. Photobucket also offers free tools for making slideshows of photos, videos with music. You can share your photos and videos with friends by email, IM and mobile phone. Plus, you browse through Photobucket's huge online library of photos and videos to find the latest and best photos, images and videos.
Photobucket
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Picasa

Picasa is a free software download from Google that helps you:
  • Locate and organize all the photos on your computer.
  • Edit and add effects to your photos with a few simple clicks.
  • Share your photos with others through email, prints, and on the web: it's fast, easy and free.
Picasa
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