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Flickr @ The Mary Kintz Bevevino Library


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This is a presentation I put together for the manager's meeting explaining why I believe flickr is a useful tool for the archives.

This is a presentation I put together for the manager's meeting explaining why I believe flickr is a useful tool for the archives.

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  • 1. flick r @ the Mary Kintz Bevevino Library Why We Should Jump into the Fire Dani Vaughn-Tucker, MLIS Archivist / Reference Librarian / History Instructor Misericordia University
  • 2. What is flick r ?
    • Online photo management and sharing application
    • Flickr Tour
  • 3. Government Agencies Using flick r
    • Library of Congress
    • Smithsonian Institute
  • 4. Museums Using flick r
    • Brooklyn Museum
    • Canmore Museum and Geoscience Centre
    • Museum of Fine Arts
    • Port Moody Station
  • 5. Colleges and Universities Using flick r
    • Albertson’s Library – Boise State University
    • Clemens and Alcuin Libraries – College of Saint Benedict / Saint John’s University
    • University of Pennsylvania – Campus photos
    • Union University – Keep the public informed after tornado damage
    • Z. Smith Reynolds Library – Wake Forest University
  • 6. Why Should We Use flick r ?
    • I’ve been asked to do so by alumni
    • Opportunity to identify missing pieces of University history
    • Make the archives and its content more accessible
    • Create a social experience for alumni and their families
  • 7. What Would Types of Pictures Would We Post?
    • Start with the earliest photographs of the university
    • Architecture
    • Dances
    • Graduations
    • May Day Events
  • 8. What You Get for the Money Free Pro ($24.95 per year) 100 MB monthly upload limit Unlimited upload limit Photostream limited to 200 most recent images View count and referrer statistics Smaller images are saved Archiving of high-resolution images
  • 9. For Further Information
    • Is flickr “legitimate” for archives now that LOC is there?
    • flickr, a Giant Real-Time Viewbook of College Life?
    • 7 Things You Should Know about flickr
    • Legally, Should Libraries Not be Using flickr?
    • List of Libraries Using flick r
  • 10. Any Questions