Prints & Photographs Online Catalog (PPOC)Library of Congress, Washington, DC, United States
Description A descriptive note detailing the content and context of the digital collection.
Driven by the LOC Prints & Photographs Division, PPOC contains catalog records and digital images from their holdings. These includes photographs, fine and popular prints and drawings, posters, and architectural and engineering drawings.
Collection Type Broad terms that define the type of digital collection
Subject Broad terms or phrases that describe, identify, or interpret the digital image collection and what it depicts or expresses. Values were obtained using the Art and Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) by the Getty Research Institute.
Style Period Terms that define the styles, art periods, movements, etc. whose characteristics are represented in digital image collection. Values were obtained using the Art and Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) by the Getty Research Institute
Work Types Terms that identify the kinds of works in the digital collection being described. It typically refers to a work’s physical form, function, or medium in digital image collection. Values were obtained using the Thesaurus For Graphic Materials (TGM) by Library of Congress.
Openness Openness of the digital collection determined using the 4R activities by Wiley (2010).
Varied usage rights with details provided for each image. Requires citation to include: reference to Library of Congress, the specific collection which includes the image, and the image reproduction number (negative, transparency, or digital id number):
e.g. Civil War collection, Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress, LC-DIG-pga-01839
When space considerations, shorter versions may be used:
e.g. Courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-DIG-pga-01839