Local Practice and the Growth of Knowledge: Decisions in Subject Access to Digitized Images

Judith Weedman


This paper reports a pilot study of image digitization projects and the subject access they provide. It examines the factors which lead to undertaking a project, decisions about what images will be digitized, and the use of standard vocabularies and locally created vocabularies. The study considers these developments as examples of the growth of professional knowledge.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7152/acro.v10i1.12486