The Lowry

The Lowry use an iBase DAM system for the management of their large collection of digitized images, and for making them available and searchable internally.

Internal digital asset management

The Lowry is home to the world's largest public collection of paintings and drawings by LS Lowry. A large selection is on display in a permanent exhibition alongside other works on loan from private collections across the UK.


System managers and editors upload images and digitised documents, adding descriptive metadata as required to make it easy for users to search and find what they want.


Searching options include Quick Search, subject search, keyword search, search by collection.


Other features included as standard are:

  • All document files such as a PDFs can be easily viewed page by page using the web browser and without installing third party viewing software
  • Download files by authorised users.
  • One click search history.
  • Advanced search for field by field drill down.

iBase also supports Active Directory authentication, which allows users to login using their existing credentials.

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