Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University digital asset management system and request-based public image image library.

Digital Asset Management and Public Image Library

Founded in 1821, Heriot-Watt has a rich heritage and an established reputation as a leading research-led university and provider of education around the world. They use their iBase system both to manage their large collection of media and to make images available to students and external users on a per-request basis.

The system has an upload / management back-end and a publicly-available front-end, with the ability to specify which of the images in the system should be available to users on the public front-end. In addition, the front-end is customised to reflect the look of other Heriot-Watt online material, and to provide specific functionality requested by the client.

Some of the features which Heriot-Watt lever to their advantage are:

  • Management and public interfaces.
  • Hosted within the client's environment.
  • Request-based commerce model.
  • Customised front-end.
  • Designed to conform to the University brand.
Heriot-Watt University use iBase Digital Asset Management Software