Elektroniczne archiwa ikonograficzne
Aleksandra Czapelska, Elektroniczne archiwa ikonograficzne w praktyce - doświadczenia i postulaty użytkowników, w: Archeion, t. 107, wyd. NDAP, Warszawa 2004, ss. 325-332
"Aleksandra Czapelska, Electronic iconographic archives in practice — experience and postulates of
users. Many institutions of culture which preserve numerous iconographic collections have already
completed the first phase of „entering” the digital society. Parts of or entire collections made available in
the web in the form of graphic files became a generally observed phenomenon. However, new challenges
arise, consisting in the arrangement and providing access to digital collections in the most user-friendly
manner, to satisfy possibly the widest circle of users... Users expect visual collections to be searchable not
only according to typical textual metadata entries (based on the information of what, who, where, when),
but also otherwise, e.g. with the use of images similar to those „requested” (inquiries to the system may
also be based on colour, shape or one’s own sketch). Apart from new searching methods, it is also very
important to ensure technical quality adequate for a given user, and the completeness of legal information.
Being aware of the benefits and limitations of the digital revolution, one should remember that the main
goal for today is not the adjustment to what the information technology has to offer, but the identification
of requirements to make it fully usable by both the heritage protection institutions and their users."
Źródło: Archeion, t. 107