internet image mining for the german speaking world by michael shaughnessy washington jefferson college

Searchable Image Databases

Collections by Country

CAPL German-English Picture Dictionary

(Deutsch Englisches Bildwörterbuch)

 

www.realiaproject.org/

multimedia.lycos.com/

image.altavista.com/

http://www.picsearch.com/
http://de.altavista.com/mm_home.html
http://www.ditto.com/
http://www.bildindex.de/
Hamburger Mopo Archiv http://www.mopo.de/seiten/5888.html (News and current events images)
Yahoo! Nachrichtensuche (News, current event, chose "Fotos")
http://www.webshots.com/
http://www.dhm.de/datenbank/bildarchiv.html
Alltheweb's Media Engine

Aerial Pictures from WWII

ADAC Automobile Club Images

Germany
http://www.bildindex.de/
http://www.sub.uni-goettingen.de/gdz
http://www.geocities.com/rechtsgeschichte/pics.htm
http://www.zeitbild.de/germany/
LEbendiges Museum Online (20th Century Images)
Hamburger Mopo Archiv (Current events)
http://www.picturesofplaces.com/Europe/germany.html
http://www.fotophoto.de/
http://www.pictures-of-germany.com/
http://www.lizenzfreie-bilder.de/

http://www.deutschlandsarchitektur.org/

Goethe Institut übersichten

Reisefotographie Otto

Scans of German Money through the Ages

WDR Fotogallerie (Culture and Everyday Life)

Medienzentrum Baden-Württemburg

German Botanical Fotoarchiv

German Postal Service Pictures Database

 

For cognates, add "site:de" to specify German sites, site:ch & site:at for  Swiss & Austrian sites.

Google

Switzerland
http://www.swiss-image.ch/d/frames/bilder.html

Basel Tourismus
http://www.zurichtourism.ch/d/tou009.htm
http://www.freefoto.com/
http://www.maps.ethz.ch/cat-ch1t.html
http://www.picturesofplaces.com/Europe/switzerland.html
http://www.swisscastles.ch/

Swiss Rail Fotos

Swiss Botanical Picture Database

Other Interesting Image Sources

http://www.br-online.de/bayern2/collegeradio/katalog/themenindex/
http://www.food-bildarchiv.de/

 

Culture:

Bildergalerie for News and Culture (N-TV)

 

Dictionaries, etc:

Goethe Institute: English Deutsch

Austria
http://www.austrianviews.at/
http://www.bluffton.edu/~sullivanm/index/index.html#austria
http://www.freefoto.com/
http://app.sime.com/bildarchiv/region-graz/main.php3 (Graz pictures)
http://www.aeiou.at/aeiou.photo
http://www.picturesofplaces.com/Europe/austria.html

ÖNB Bildarchiv

Innsbruck Tourismus

Graz Tourismus

Wien Fotoarchiv

City Specific Image Databases

http://www.stadtpanoramen.de

Bielefeld

Düsseldorf

Berlin Images

Berlin Fotosammlung

Hamburg

München

Köln

 

Luxembourg
http://www.tourist-offices.org.uk/Luxembourg/gallery/index.html
http://www.picturesofplaces.com/Europe/luxembourg.html
Liechtenstein
http://www.picturesofplaces.com/Europe/liechtenstein.html
http://www.leemann.li/ecards/ecards2.htm
http://194.183.128.147/international/d/tourm.html
Map: http://www.cc.gatech.edu/gvu/people/Phd/Benjamin.Watson/gif/liecht/Liechtenstein.gif

Collections by Topic

Articles on finding images on the Internet

http://www.berinsteinresearch.com/fiolinks.htm
http://www.digital-librarian.com/images.html

Finding and using images

UP: Internet Image Mining for the German Speaking World

History
http://www.dieberlinermauer.de/
http://www.chronik-berlin.de/
http://www.dhm.de/datenbank/bildarchiv.html
http://www.gutenbergdigital.de/gudi/dframes/index.htm
http://www.weltchronik.de/bilder/main.htm
http://www.dhm.de/sammlungen/bildarchiv/fotografen.html

Heidelberg Manuscripts

Copyright Issues

Commercial Collections

Example of Copyright Infringement: Be careful of using (or creating) sites like this. This is a site of scanned postcards!

Copyright Information

 

http://www.utsystem.edu/ogc/intellectualproperty/mmfruse.htm#specific

http://www.2learn.ca/copyright/images.html

Meta Search Engine for Commercial Stock Photos   http://www.fotosearch.de

http://svbilderdienst.diz-muenchen.de/
http://commerce.archivephotos.com/
http://www.stockphotographyonline.com/
http://gallery.yahoo.com/
http://bilddatenbank.dpa.de/
http://www.austrianviews.at/

Research Articles into Cultural Applications of Image use / Collection

by Michael R. Shaughnessy, Ph.D.

“Authenticity Revisited.” The IALLT Journal of Language Learning Technologies. 36.1 (2004)

TIPP: German GIS: Helping Students Visualize Germany.” Die Unterrichtspraxis 36.2 (2004)

CALL, Commercialism, and Culture: Software Design Conflicts and their Results.” ReCALL 15.2 (2003)

TIPP: Internet Image Mining for the German Speaking World.” Die Unterrichtspraxis 35.2 (2003)

 

CAPL: The Culturally Authentic Pictorial Lexicon for German. (2003) http://www.washjeff.edu/capl/

Selected Talks:

“When a Haus is not a House: Using Authentic Images in the Foreign Language Classroom.”

"The Importance of Being Authentic. Using images to teach language and culture.” 

"Creating and Using Culturally Authentic Images with CAPL"

“Not worth a thousand words:  authenticity and (mis) representation in the new media.

IIM @ Washington & Jefferson College German Program


Created by Michael Shaughnessy