Re: [MCN-L] mcn-l Digest, Vol 114, Issue 8

2015-02-12 Thread Will Real
Carissa et al., Not sure I saw CCO, CDWA, AACR2, CONA, DNG, XMP, and a few personal favorites (maybe a little obscure for this project), FRBR (and the verb form FRBRize), LOCKSS and CLOCKSS. Don't forget the old standby RTFM, and perhaps most relevant, PCMCIA (people can't memorize computer

[MCN-L] Color to Grayscale (mpara...@gallery.ca)

2013-05-21 Thread Will Real
Marianne, Kevin, et al., I've been following this discussion with interest. I was involved in a large B+W negative scanning project starting back in 2003, and we debated this issue extensively. Back then, the cost of storage was a significant factor. The images were to be 6000 pixels on the long

[MCN-L] Job Postings: Rubin Museum of Art

2011-03-03 Thread Real, Will
Posted on behalf of someone who is not a list subscriber; see contact information at end of each posting. Head of IT Implementation and Operations Immediate Opening The Rubin Museum of Art, opened October, 2004, is dedicated to the collection, preservation, research and exhibition of Himalayan

[MCN-L] Google Art Project has gone live

2011-02-01 Thread Real, Will
Heads up: I have been looking at it and it is apparently really busy, and delivers frequent server error messages. Maybe wait awhile. -Original Message- From: mcn-l-bounces at mcn.edu [mailto:mcn-l-boun...@mcn.edu] On Behalf Of Rob Lancefield on lists Sent: Tuesday, February 01, 2011

[MCN-L] rights question

2009-09-16 Thread Real, Will
be difficult to make generalized policies about which images could be published under this kind of approach; they recommended we consider each case on its own merits--not exactly what we were hoping to hear. In many ways it boils down to a risk assessment. Will Real Carnegie Museum of Art Pittsburgh

[MCN-L] Online collections and content management systems

2009-06-10 Thread Real, Will
approach (though it is certainly simpler and less expensive, at least in the short run). Do some of you run your online collections through your cms? Yes or no, was this a conscious decision and if so what was the rationale? Will Real Carnegie Museum of Art Pittsburgh, PA

[MCN-L] image sizes

2009-05-05 Thread Real, Will
the collections database. Will Real Carnegie Museum of Art From: mcn-l-boun...@mcn.edu on behalf of Images Sent: Fri 5/1/2009 14:57 To: Museum Computer Network Listserv Subject: [MCN-L] image sizes I'm wondering what size(s) of images people are using

[MCN-L] image sizes

2009-05-05 Thread Real, Will
than arbitrarily limiting to a zoom pane) 3) connections are getting faster 4) and anyway, images are our franchise so if we're going to test users' bandwidth limits, this is the place to do it. Thanks, Matt On 5/5/09 8:50 AM, Real, Will RealW at CarnegieMuseums.Org wrote: We typically use 2400 px

[MCN-L] image sizes

2009-05-05 Thread Real, Will
aware of the discussion, but what's the limit before you hit commercially viable? Surely more than 500px. On 5/5/09 10:39 AM, Real, Will RealW at CarnegieMuseums.Org wrote: Hi Matt, The reason is simple: the museum does not want people to be able to use the large images to produce commercially

[MCN-L] image sizes

2009-05-05 Thread Real, Will
. I am utterly, totally sympathetic to the political problems we all face. I just think it's time to get over this image-size thing and start letting people enjoy our images instead of squinting at them or blowing them up until they're fuzzy. Thanks, Matt On 5/5/09 11:10 AM, Real, Will RealW

[MCN-L] Color management/IT question

2009-04-02 Thread Real, Will
, despite the warnings of the vendor. Have any of you been down this road? Are you running your RIPs on a virtualized server or on a dedicated box? Thanks, Will Real Carnegie Museum of Art

[MCN-L] Standards SIG: Medium description for works on paper

2009-03-30 Thread Real, Will
that the terminology we use is consistent and as much as possible based on AAT. We'll probably be at this well into the next decade at least. Will Real Carnegie Museum of Art -Original Message- From: mcn-l-bounces at mcn.edu [mailto:mcn-l-boun...@mcn.edu] On Behalf Of Perian Sully Sent: Monday, March

[MCN-L] Need a list of DAMS options

2009-03-20 Thread Real, Will
Hi Perian, we are investigating this too and I look forward to hearing more from others on the list. This link has a good summary (as of 2007/2008 I think) of the commercial DAMS market and trends: http://tiny.cc/K6q6s Will -Original Message- From: mcn-l-bounces at mcn.edu

[MCN-L] Photo Management Software

2009-01-15 Thread Real, Will
Another option, which is built on Access, is ThumbsPlus 7 http://www.cerious.com/thumbnails.shtml Relatively inexpensive, free demo, though not available for Mac. -Original Message- From: mcn-l-bounces at mcn.edu [mailto:mcn-l-boun...@mcn.edu] On Behalf Of Jeff Evans Sent: Thursday,

[MCN-L] image annotation tools, redux

2008-12-04 Thread Real, Will
would also have the abilty to embed name authorities, like the Picasa face labelling system, that allows names to be controlled, edited, merged, etc. Anyone care to advise? Is there something out there already that we could adapt, or are we talking custom development? Will William Real Director

[MCN-L] What is a Collections Management System supposed to manage?

2008-12-03 Thread Real, Will
understood correctly, is that museums have come to use collections management systems more broadly, as a foundation for providing content to end users. Will Real Carnegie Museum of Art -Original Message- From: mcn-l-bounces at mcn.edu [mailto:mcn-l-boun...@mcn.edu] On Behalf Of Morgan

[MCN-L] Support for professional development and travel

2008-12-03 Thread Real, Will
institution's spending plans, particularly in the area of technology? Respond off-list if you want; depending on responses I can post an anonymized summary if people are interested. Thanks, Will William Real Director of Technology Initiatives Carnegie Museum of Art 4400 Forbes Ave

[MCN-L] Terminology question

2008-11-18 Thread Real, Will
these relationships and particularly if there are two terms that would permit us to distinguish between the relationships that are very close from those that are looser. Thanks, Will Real Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh

[MCN-L] Measures of Success

2008-10-02 Thread Real, Will
Hi everyone, great discussion on the Web vs. Real World visitors thread. I have a related question. We have already successfully made the case to our administration and board, as part of an ongoing strategic planning process, to significantly increase our use of technology as a way of engaging

[MCN-L] Bar-codes / RFID / Both?

2008-09-29 Thread Real, Will
There is a useful study on this subject compiled about a year ago by Julian Tomlin, at http://www.collectionslink.org.uk/find_a_network/regional_networks/susta inable_storage Will Real -Original Message- From: mcn-l-bounces at mcn.edu [mailto:mcn-l-boun...@mcn.edu] On Behalf Of Cathryn

[MCN-L] What to save: Policies for selecting/archiving digital assets

2008-03-05 Thread Real, Will
it if you could share them with us. It would also be interesting to know whether the permissions and policies that can be set by a DAMS administrator might also enforce conformity to established standards for content selection. Will Real Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh

[MCN-L] Where is the metadata that defines a jpeg format (standard/optimized/progressive)?

2007-12-14 Thread Real, Will
uses. Any help appreciated, Will William Real Director of Technology Initiatives Carnegie Museum of Art 4400 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15213 412.622.3267 412.622.3112 (fax) www.cmoa.org Join our email list for exhibition and event news: http://members.carnegiemuseums.org/email Member

[MCN-L] Evidence of web project impact on teens?

2007-11-15 Thread Real, Will
and what the results look like so far. We've looked at some of the recent published work at archimuse from Museums and the Web, which is a good start. Any other input is appreciated. Many thanks, Will Real Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh

[MCN-L] Bar coding museums objects

2007-10-30 Thread Real, Will
the link and don't know if the site is even live anymore. Does this ring a bell to anyone else? Will Real Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh -Original Message- From: mcn-l-bounces at mcn.edu [mailto:mcn-l-boun...@mcn.edu] On Behalf Of Annamaria Poma-Swank Sent: Monday, October 29, 2007 7

[MCN-L] Adding mutlimedia to museum websites: bandwidth hit?

2007-10-11 Thread Real, Will
there is, but we are hoping we can extrapolate, in a general way, from the actual before-and-after experience of others. Thanks in advance, Will Real Carnegie Museum of Art Pittsburgh PA

[MCN-L] Image Size (was Pan Zoom Server)

2007-09-06 Thread Real, Will
Matt's comment about image size leads me to wonder what members of the MCN community think is the biggest possible image that would not be worth stealing for financial gain. Here we have settled on 500 pixel images, but that was fairly arbitrary. Will Real Carnegie Museum of Art -Original

[MCN-L] IP SIG: LACMA's Magritte exhibit: This is not fair use

2007-01-22 Thread Real, Will
such as remixing and so on, as it does in LACMA's case. Will Real Carnegie Museum of Art -Original Message- From: mcn-l-bounces at mcn.edu [mailto:mcn-l-boun...@mcn.edu] On Behalf Of Amalyah Keshet Sent: Monday, January 22, 2007 4:06 AM To: Museum Computer Network Listserv Subject: Re: [MCN

[MCN-L] Query: estimating storage for digital collections

2007-01-20 Thread Real, Will
Hi Stacey, I've been eagerly awaiting the flood of responses to this query; surely this is exactly the sort of thing MCN members are supposed to have some experience with! Maybe others hesitate to respond, as I have, because it is not so easy to give an account of our experience that sounds

[MCN-L] DAMS comparisons?

2006-12-19 Thread Real, Will
Hi Perian, TASI has a comparison chart of image management systems, and other information that might be relevant. http://www.tasi.ac.uk/advice/delivering/ims-software.html William Real Director of Technology Initiatives Carnegie Museum of Art 4400 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15213

[MCN-L] metadata for dummies

2006-11-21 Thread Real, Will
Perian et al. I recently came across a helpful table on the hangingtogether.org blog that sorted a lot of this out for me. http://hangingtogether.org/?p=152 Will Real Carnegie Musuem of Art -Original Message- From: mcn-l-bounces at mcn.edu [mailto:mcn-l-boun...@mcn.edu] On Behalf

[MCN-L] Tricky question - is Mac better than PC?

2006-09-08 Thread Real, Will
for hardware or software. William Real Carnegie Museum of Art

[MCN-L] informal survey of digital photography devices in museums

2006-07-30 Thread Real, Will
.) I would also be interested to know if you have switched to all-digital capture or not. Thanks, Will William Real Director of Technology Initiatives Carnegie Museum of Art 4400 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15213 412.622.3267 412.622.3112 (fax)

[MCN-L] MCN Membership

2006-06-30 Thread Real, Will
. Thanks in advance, Will Real MCN Membership Chair William Real Director of Technology Initiatives Carnegie Museum of Art 4400 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15213 412.622.3267 412.622.3112 (fax)

Re: archival storage of CDs

2006-01-04 Thread Real, Will
as possible, so we are committed to maintaining the archive. Will Real Carnegie Museum of Art remko.janson...@vizcayamuseum.org 12/30/2005 10:18 AM After a year on the job I have collected loads of digital images * = scanned, shot, donated. It's time to put the master files in storage.Is

Re: Linux or Windows Servers?

2005-12-09 Thread Real, Will
of Windows. Will Real Carnegie Museum of Art --- You are currently subscribed to mcn_mcn-l as: rlancefi...@mail.wesleyan.edu To unsubscribe send a blank email to leave-mcn_mcn-l-12800...@listserver.americaneagle.com

Re: STEVE folksonomies / was subject keyword searching

2005-12-05 Thread Real, Will
and resources, with no real payoff in the end. If we did away with the pre-coordinated, hyper-formatted version of LCSH, and went to a format of single terms, we would still likely use the LCSH as a vocabulary control, to maintain consistency in the use of subject terms. We do understand how

Re: STEVE folksonomies / was subject keyword searching

2005-11-23 Thread Real, Will
of a strictly web-based implementation? William Real, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh --- You are currently subscribed to mcn_mcn-l as: rlancefi...@mail.wesleyan.edu To unsubscribe send a blank email to leave-mcn_mcn-l-12800...@listserver.americaneagle.com

Authenticity and integrity of archived digital master files

2005-07-03 Thread Real, Will
the cost of developing something like this? Will Real Technology Initiatives Carnegie Museum of Art --- You are currently subscribed to mcn_mcn-l as: rlancefi...@mail.wesleyan.edu To unsubscribe send a blank email to leave-mcn_mcn-l-12800...@listserver.americaneagle.com

IP Question regarding meaning of Publication in the Museum context

2005-05-10 Thread Real, Will
(there is one, right?) would you consider posting my query there with a request to send responses directly to me? I would be happy to post a synopsis to MCN-L later. Will Real Carnegie Museum of Art --- You are currently subscribed to mcn_mcn-l as: rlancefi...@mail.wesleyan.edu To unsubscribe

Optical Media Pen available from the AIC Electronic Media Group

2005-04-19 Thread Real, Will
://aic.stanford.edu/about/overview/membership.html Find out more about: *the EMG specialty group http://aic.stanford.edu/sg/emg/about.html *the EMG 2005 program http://aic.stanford.edu/sg/emg/minneapolis2005-NEXT.html William Real AIC EMG Chair --- You are currently subscribed to mcn_mcn-l

A Cataloguing Question

2005-01-31 Thread Real, Will
it on!] Will Real Technology Initiatives Carnegie Museum of Art Pittsburgh PA --- You are currently subscribed to mcn_mcn-l as: rlancefi...@mail.wesleyan.edu To unsubscribe send a blank email to leave-mcn_mcn-l-12800...@listserver.americaneagle.com

Part/Whole Relationships in Museum Collections

2002-03-19 Thread Real, Will
. William Real Director of Technology Initiatives Carngie Museum of Art 412-622-3267 --- You are currently subscribed to mcn_mcn-l as: rlancefi...@mail.wesleyan.edu To unsubscribe send a blank email to leave-mcn_mcn-l-12800...@listserver.americaneagle.com

[MCN-L] Jpeg2000 deployments online?

1970-01-01 Thread Real, Will
. Will Real Carnegie Museum of Art Realw [at] carnegiemuseums.org