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Structures of image collections [electronic resource] : from Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc to Flickr / Howard F. Greisdorf and Brian C. O'Connor.

By: Greisdorf, Howard F.
Contributor(s): O'Connor, Brian Clark.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2008Description: 1 online resource.ISBN: 9780313095818 (electronic bk.); 0313095817 (electronic bk.); 9781591583752; 1591583756; 1281203246; 9781281203243.Subject(s): Photographs -- Conservation and restoration | Photograph collections -- Conservation and restoration | Image processing -- Digital techniques | Digital preservation | Information storage and retrieval systems -- Photographs | PHOTOGRAPHY -- Techniques -- General | PHOTOGRAPHY -- Techniques -- EquipmentGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Structures of image collections.DDC classification: 771 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
pt. 1. Seeing and believing -- pt. 2. The language of image structures -- pt. 3. Image collections -- pt. 4. Groupthink, deindividuation, and desensitivity -- pt. 5. Lessons from the future.
Summary: Human beings have always had a penchant for collecting images. The challenge today is that almost anything and everything in the world is available as a viewable image. Consequently, say O'Connor and Greisdorf, image collections can no longer be the result of ad hoc processes rooted in antiquated methodologies. To this end, they present the reader with an interdisciplinary approach to the principles, practices and belief systems underlying categorization and image management. The book is divided into three parts: defining the nature of images; describing how images are used; and explaining how
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Includes index.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

pt. 1. Seeing and believing -- pt. 2. The language of image structures -- pt. 3. Image collections -- pt. 4. Groupthink, deindividuation, and desensitivity -- pt. 5. Lessons from the future.

Human beings have always had a penchant for collecting images. The challenge today is that almost anything and everything in the world is available as a viewable image. Consequently, say O'Connor and Greisdorf, image collections can no longer be the result of ad hoc processes rooted in antiquated methodologies. To this end, they present the reader with an interdisciplinary approach to the principles, practices and belief systems underlying categorization and image management. The book is divided into three parts: defining the nature of images; describing how images are used; and explaining how

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