Access to image-based resources is fundamental to research, scholarship and the transmission of cultural knowledge. Digital images are a container for much of the information content in the Web-based delivery of images, books, newspapers, manuscripts, maps, scrolls, single sheet collections, and archival materials. Yet much of the Internet’s image-based resources are locked up in silos, with access restricted to bespoke, locally built applications. Source here.
STARC have participated in the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) working groups meeting, 2016. This meeting is geared toward active IIIF working group participants.