HELIX image bank resource project

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The aim of the HELIX project is to build on the prototyping work already carried out in the EC-funded project ELISE I, helping to create substantial and useful operational image banks, delivering images to universities throughout the UK.The project is to achieve this within a technical framework that uses recognized standards which will be hospitable to the incorporation of further image banks, both nationally and internationally.The "sub-collection" of 7,000 images referred to above will be part of the module presenting a cohesive set of materials describing the Social and Political History of Britain from 1859 to the present day (SPHB).

Administrative / Biographical History

The lead partner is the International Institute for Electronic Library Research (IIELR) at De Montfort University (DMU), with St Andrews University Library (SAUL) and the Hulton Getty Picture Collection (HGPC) as the other participants.

Conditions Governing Access

Open and available for access. Will require DLT drive to read the material.

Conditions Governing Use

Reproduction may be carried out for private research purposes only, dependent on the condition of the individual item.