Creating a Publicly Available Image Collection for The South Side Community Art Center’s Art Collection: Case Study at the University of Chicago

  • Bridget Madden University of Chicago
Keywords: visual resources, digitization, image management, collection access, cataloging, metadata, databases


A two-year project to make the collection of the South Side Community Art Center more widely available resulted in the creation of a devoted, publicly available collection hosted by the University of Chicago Visual Resources Center in their LUNA database. Collaborators included a former Art History faculty member, interns, and the board of the South Side Community Art Center.

Author Biography

Bridget Madden, University of Chicago

Bridget Madden is the Associate Director, Visual Resources Center in the Department of Art History at the University of Chicago. She completed her graduate study in Library and Information Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is current Co-Chair of the VRA’s Intellectual Property Rights Committee.

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