PixabayHans Braxmeier and Simon Steinberger, Ulm, Germany
Description A descriptive note detailing the content and context of the digital collection.
Pixabay is a photo community that provides images on public domain. The site contains curated images contributed by photographers around the world. As of September 2015, there are more than 470,000 photographs, vectors and illustrations. Users can search by keywords or browse by various categories.
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.
Architecture (discipline), Beauty, Buildings (structures), Business (commercial function), Culture, Design Elements, Domestic animals, Food, Landscapes (environments), Musical instruments, Nature, People (agents), Photo Archives, Religions, Science, Texture (artistic concept), Technology, Transportation, Wild animals, Wildlife
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).
Images uploaded to the site are released under Creative Commons Zero (CC0) and are free of copyright restrictions. Citation is not required.