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International Image Interoperability Framework

Making the world’s image repositories interoperable and accessible

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Community Driven

The IIIF is driven by a group of research libraries, national libraries, and nonprofit image repositories committed to opening access to cherished image resources.

Defined APIs

The IIIF is anchored by two well defined application programming interfaces developed and vetted by an open and rigorous community process.

Plug ’n’ Play Software

The IIIF encourages and supports the development of compatible image serving and viewing software that is easy to install and provides a dazzling user experience.

  • scheme
    http
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    ://
  • server
    stacks.stanford.edu
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    /
  • prefix
    image/iiif
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    /
  • identifier
    ff139pd0160%252FK90113-43
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    /
  • region
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    /
  • size
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    /
  • rotation
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    /
  • quality
    native
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    .
  • format
    jpg
God creates heaven and earth
God creates heaven and earth, from a Bible historiale; Genesis to Psalms. British Library, Royal 19 D. iii, vol. 1, f. 3.