Explore is an image search tool created for the Visual Contagions project at the Faculty of Letters, University of Geneva.
The user agrees to cite the project and its contributors for each use. The citation terms are as follows: "Explore - a global database of images in illustrated periodicals. The Visual Contagions Project, SNF192821, Université de Genève, dir. Béatrice Joyeux-Prunel, [date of consultation]".
3.6 million images in 145834 documents
Corpus contenant des ressources collectées par le projet Visual Contagions. Le corpus est constitué de titres provenant de la Bibliothèque nationale de France, de la …
Explore enables the study of image circulation within millions of historical illustrated publications. The available dataset currently comprises 3,651,742 issues of 80,965 journals that were published between 1797 and 2021 across the world. These journals are all accessible in open access, in IIIF format, and distributed by international institutions.
The algorithms utilized by Explore operate in several stages.
For connected users, additional features are available. These include: