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					            The Project
•   T&L funds
•   Internal collection
•   0.5 FTE staff
•   10 months
    •   Investigate best system
    •   Set up relational database
    •   Get 500 images
    •   Deliver online
      What to talk about?
•   Engagement with similar projects
•   Systems
•   Marketing
•   Image Acquisition
•   Image Quality & Standards
•   Metadata
•   Copyright/Creative Commons
•   Web & brand design
•   Usability
•   Engagement with staff…….
     Staff Engagement

• How I engaged & targeted staff
• Why I got the response I did
• My thoughts....
Staff Engagement: How?
• Targetted emails
• Blog
• Articles in E-zines
• Staff portal
• Staff survey
• Flyers
• Meetings
Staff Engagement: How?
                    Staff Survey
•83% said they would use the Image Bank
• 95% of staff use Powerpoint or similar in their
teaching
• 18% use traditional slides
• 90% use Google
• 82% use their own images
• 63% use online galleries & art libraries
• 71% want to see staff & student work
• 71% want to see samples from other existing
digital collections
• 46% feel that copyright is irrelevant when
choosing images
Staff Engagement: How?
• targeted those that said they had archives of
student work
• targeted academics who were advertising
their exhibitions
• approached a number of collections
• (got on with creating the Image Bank..)
 Staff Response: Why?
• nothing to show?
• timing?
• staff not convinced?
• culture of ownership?
• fear of disclosure?
          My Thoughts
• focus on acquisition once project is visible
• incentivise staff
• clarify the regulations
• extensibility & ownership of Image Bank
• collaborate with other departments
• embed & be seen to embed
• start small.. Have patience!
Polly Christie
pchristie2@ucreative.ac.uk
http://ucaimagebank.blogspot.com/

				
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