Recent ACADI discussion topics

Here are some of the subjects discussed on the ACADI email list. Please join us to find out more!

DACS digital image licence In a very welcome development, DACS has responded to a petition from ACADI and ARLIS  members with a draft licence. Comments and questions from members will be collated and presented to DACS by a representative steering group in the near future.

Credo Reference subscription online database has signed an agreement to include high-resolution National Gallery images and information in the Credo General Reference Collection.

ACRL (Association of College and Research Libraries) Image Resources Interest Group This new organisation has been formed in the US to investigate “issues around interdisciplinary image support in academic libraries”. http://connect.ala.org/node/78932

Safeguarding Analogue or physical copies of resources. Two reports were mentioned which discussed options for journals (The UK Research Reserve) and books ( Artlibraries.net)

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