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Image Banks, which are collections of images with associated data and captions, are a valuable teaching tool for Astronomy courses at the Open University. Until now web pages have been created for each image and its associated information. This paper examines how a database, front-ended by a multimedia authoring tool, can provide a much more flexible and maintainable architecture for producing Image Banks. Accessibility issues are discussed.
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|Copyright Holders:||2009 The Author|
|Keywords:||images; captions; astronomy; databases; information management; teaching tools; DreamWeaver|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Physical Sciences
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
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|Date Deposited:||21 Jan 2010 11:25|
|Last Modified:||04 Oct 2016 13:21|
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