[Archivesspace_Users_Group] Image hosting for Aspace
ndroark at anderson.edu
Fri Feb 21 14:32:06 EST 2020
Having looked into flickr a bit, I don't think it's a usable option, at
least not for the kind of direct hosting we wanted to use it for. They
actively discourage direct linking to the image unless a link to the
photopage on their domain is provided as well, and if they discover that
users are backdooring the process they consider it a violation of the TOS
and may deactivate your account.
I think we'll continue using Omeka, but I wish we had a quicker, messier
option for bulk uploads that don't need metadata associated with the
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On Fri, Feb 21, 2020 at 10:16 AM Thomas San Filippo <
sanfilippo_thomas at wheatoncollege.edu> wrote:
> We have the same question. We've considered Flickr, Amazon S3, ArtSTOR,
> our digital repository.
> What are other folks using?
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> On 2/21/20 9:50 AM, Nic Stanton-Roark wrote:
> Hey all,
> We have a gallery collection that is going to use Aspace to catalog their
> display collections.
> One thing they need is an embedded thumbnail image of each object. I know
> how to use extptr tags in notes to embed images hosted elsewhere, but am
> looking for advice on where to easily host images that need to be
> referenced but do not need any kind of metadata or description for the
> images themselves. They would be used only for illustrative purposes in
> Aspace itself. This is work that will be done in repetitive fashion by
> iterations of short-term interns, student workers, etc, so it just needs to
> be straight forward.
> Thanks for any suggestions or examples.
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