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VADS (Visual Arts Data Service) is a UK organisation that provides digital images and other visual arts resources free and copyright cleared for use in UK higher education and further education. It has provided services to the academic community for 11 years, and has built up a portfolio of visual art collections comprising over 100,000 images. VADS is based at the University for the Creative Arts at Farnham. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Visual Arts Data Service)

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Metadata related to 'vads' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'vads': 14 (0.8% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'vads' across all Ariadne articles: 68
  • Average number of references to 'vads' per Ariadne article: 4.86
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'vads': 1996-11
  • Trending factor of 'vads': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'vads':

  1. marie-therese gramstadt (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. anne spalding (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. carlos silva (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. leigh garrett (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. philip hunter (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Towards an Application Profile for Images

Mick Eadie describes the development of the Dublin Core Images Application Profile project recently funded through the JISC.

April 2008, issue55, feature article

Supporting Material for Database Training, or 'Here’s One I Prepared Earlier'

Alison McNab looks at the wealth of resources available for trainers provided by the information service and content providers within JISC-supported services.

June 2001, issue28, feature article

QA Focus

Marieke Napier on Quality Assurance procedures in the Jisc 5/99 Programme.

July 2002, issue32, feature article

Newsline: News You Can Use

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

June 2001, issue28, news and events

News and Events

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

April 2008, issue55, news and events

Metadata Corner: DC5 - the Search for Santa

Tony Gill and Paul Miller's report from the 5th Dublin Core metdata conference in Helsinki.

November 1997, issue12, regular column

Locating Image Presentation Technology Within Pedagogic Practice

Marie-Therese Gramstadt contextualises image presentation technology and methods within a pedagogic framework for the visual arts.

October 2010, issue65, feature article

Kultivating Kultur: Increasing Arts Research Deposit

Marie-Therese Gramstadt discusses how the JISC-funded Kultivate Project is encouraging arts research deposit in UK institutional repositories.

March 2012, issue68, feature article

KAPTUR the Highlights: Exploring Research Data Management in the Visual Arts

Leigh Garrett, Marie-Therese Gramstadt, Carlos Silva and Anne Spalding describe the exploration of the importance and nature of research data in the visual arts and requirements for their appropriate curation and preservation.

July 2013, issue71, feature article

Institutional Repositories for Creative and Applied Arts Research: The Kultur Project

Andrew Gray discusses institutional repositories and the creative and applied arts specifically in relation to the JISC-funded Kultur Project.

July 2009, issue60, feature article

Climbing the Scholarly Publishing Mountain With SHERPA

John MacColl and Stephen Pinfield explore the SHERPA project, which is concentrating on making e-prints available online.

October 2002, issue33, feature article

BULISC '97

John Eyre reports on the Bournemouth University Library & Information Services Conference, New Tricks 2.

September 1997, issue11, event report

Augmented Reality in Education: The SCARLET+ Experience

Laura Skilton, Matt Ramirez, Guyda Armstrong, Rose Lock, Jean Vacher and Marie-Therese Gramstadt describe augmented reality in education case studies from the University of Sussex and the University for the Creative Arts.

July 2013, issue71, feature article

ADAM: Bits and Pieces

Tony Gill presents a few bits and pieces of news regarding the ADAM project which was featured in issue 3 of Ariadne.

November 1996, issue6, project update

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