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Andalusian Innovation Ministry To Create A Free Image Bank With Over 15,000 Photographs On Science And Technology

27.02.2007
Minister for Innovation, Science and Enterprise has presented the graphic information portal www.sciencepics.org, a database with over 15,000 medium and high-resolution images related to science and research carried out in Andalusia.

This image bank has been designed by Andalusian Programme of Scientific Spreading of the Andalusian Ministry of Innovation, Science and Enterprise, and is coordinated by the Science Park of Granada.

Sciencepics is, in terms of volume of images, the first regional image bank in Spain. Sciencepics aims to become a useful tool to complement the various spreading and training actions carried out both by education centres (from primary education centres to universities), mass media and science and innovation spreading agents.

Sciencepics will provide visual support for scientific-related knowledge in digital (websites, CDs, etc.) or in print format.

Sciencepics is very easy to use- Images are grouped using as a reference the sectorial classification of research groups in Andalucía: Agriculture and Nutrition, Life Sciences, Health Sciences and Technology, Natural Resources and Environment, Economics, Social Sciences and Law, Humanities, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics, Production Technologies, and Information and Communications Technologies. To download the images, users only need to key in the desired terms in the search engine.

Sciencepics contents are free, open and universal, and complement the Andalusian Programme of Scientific Spreading as a news agency since last 9 January. This service -also free of charge- already has 1,800 subscriptions for the Spanish version and 2,000 for the English version.

Sciencepics aims to be a cooperative tool, which can evolve thanks to contributions from other institutions and private individuals. The Andalusian Programme of Scientific Spreading will update the portal weekly. It will also be open to other institutions willing to share their image catalogues. To this end, a CD containing the selected photographs must be sent to the Andalusian Programme of Scientific Spreading.

Ismael Gaona | alfa
Further information:
http://www.sciencepics.org
http://www.andaluciainvestiga.com

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