Leicestershire County

With iBase multimedia library software, Leicestershire County Council’s Museums, Libraries and Archives present the historical and cultural life of Leicestershire through this growing image library, which includes a wonderful selection of photographs, paintings and objects from their collections.

Online image library with ecommerce

The County Council Museums Service record exists to preserve and provide access to a wide range of resources, which can be used to research the history and culture of Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland.

The extensive collections date from the Domesday Book to yesterday and include archives, books, newspapers, maps, photographs, videos and sound recordings. You can access all these resources to find out about your family tree, house history, local study, school projects and a host of other topics.

The features used by this iBase DAM system include -

  • Purchase digital or printed images with BucksNet integrated online payment.
  • Full iBase hosted ecommerce package including detailed visitor statistics.
  • Feedback and comments by email.
  • Categorised and highlighted collections which lead new visitors easily into the content.
  • Comprehensive subject hierarchy to tag images.

The iBase e-commerce solution enables us to sell our collection of 10,000 images to the public...

Glenn Asher-Gordon, Digital Preservation, Leicestershire County Council
Leicestershire County Council using iBase Photo Library Software