The Visual Resources Association Foundation


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The Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) strives to strengthen the visual resources field by increasing public and professional awareness of visual information management, while advocating for the value of images and visual media in the teaching and learning environment.

The Foundation advances scholarship and research:

  • image collections
  • technology
  • metadata
  • visual literacy
  • copyright

The Foundation supports educational activities:

  • instructional tools
  • regional workshops
  • online learning
  • advocacy materials

The Foundation improves outreach to the community:

  • intellectual property rights
  • best practices
  • dissemination of digital images
  • public access to visual resources information

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