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The design of an Image Bank

Lucas, Robert (2009). The design of an Image Bank. New Directions, 5(2009) pp. 26–30.

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Abstract

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.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2009 The Author
ISSN: 1740-9888
Keywords: images; captions; astronomy; databases; information management; teaching tools; DreamWeaver
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Physical Sciences
Item ID: 19480
Depositing User: Users 9108 not found.
Date Deposited: 21 Jan 2010 11:25
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2012 04:53
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/19480
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