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Finding Images Online: Online User's Guide to Image Searching in Cyberspace (A CyberAge book) Paperback – 1 Jan 1996


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Step-by-step instructions for finding images on all the major Internet systems, including the World Wide Web, FTP, and Usenet; using the three most popular consumer servers; and accessing online services for graphics professions such as Eastman and Muse, and professional information services such as Knight- Ridder and LEXIS-NEXIS. Describes image c

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Please visit our Web site at http://www.onlineinc.com/pempress/images for quarterly updates to *Finding Images Online.* The first update will be posted by January 1, 1997. Also, let us hear from you! If you've found new image resources or would like us to cover a topic not addressed in the book, please let us know. And of course, if you find factual errors or obsolete addresses, we want to know that too. Online images are great fun! I urge you to take a look around and see what's available. But I warn you, you could get hooked <g>.

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Bringing Down the Image 4 Jun 2001
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Until 1995 online bulletin boards were where to look for digital images. Now images are there for viewing and capturing from image-collecting artists, enthusiasts, government, libraries, museums, news magazines and organizations, stock photography agencies, and universities; and image-providing commercialized consumer services [especially for freely distributed, public domain, royalty-free], commercialized information professional database systems, graphics professional systems, and Internet FTP, Gopher, Usenet and web. It is important to capture any information available with the images about contacting rights holders, getting technical information or just retracing steps. Author Paula Berinstein also cautions that digitizing divides an image into units and gives each unit only one color and shape; that scanners are usually set for an average, but one-at-a-time scanning reproduces differently from the original too; and that software viewers should be capable of rotating images, printing sideways, and zooming out. Her book reads well with Adele Droblas Greenberg's DIGITAL IMAGES and Lois Swan Jones' ART INFORMATION AND THE INTERNET. With her concerns over copyright and ownership, it also leads into Mary Hutchings Reed's THE COPYRIGHT PRIMER FOR LIBRARIANS AND EDUCATORS and Charles C. Sharpe's PATENT, TRADEMARK AND COPYRIGHT SEARCHING ON THE INTERNET.
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