Project Utopia-Digital Collections Inventory

Commission on Preservation and Access

Council on Library Resources

Commission on Preservation and Access

Digital Collections Inventory Report

Preliminary Results

By Patricia A. McClung
February 1996

Project Utopia: Cornell University

Currently in a pilot phase, Project Utopia involves the conversion of 5000 images (to scale to 150,000) of Renaissance Art and Architecture, taken from holdings of the Johnson Art Museum, the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, and the slide libraries of the History of Architecture and the History of Art. Image are scanned using Kodak Photo CD. The project features student access and use, both in and outside the classroom.

Contact: Tom Hickerson,; 607/255-3530.