Special Collections & WWW Digital Images

This outline was prepared for a presentation given by Howard Besser to the University of Michigan Library's Special Collections Department on Nov 9, 1995. The presentation covered issues to take into consideration in deciding whether to put photographic images up on the WorldWide Web. Note: Some links may not be available outside the University of Michigan campus.

  • Broad Advantages & Disadvantages

  • Mounting Images at Michigan vs elsewhere

  • Image Quality

  • What do other Institutions do?
  • Unauthorized image use
  • Protection Methods
  • Effect on the Department
  • Intellectual Property Issues
  • Licensing to the Private Sector
  • Long Term Issues