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Flickr

  1. 1. By Sarah Keough and Michael Jordan Flickr and Libraries 16/07/09
  2. 2. Flickr is an image and video hosting website, web services suite, and online community platform. In addition to being a popular website for users to share personal photographs, the service is widely used by bloggers as a photo repository. It is a revolution in photo storage, sharing and organization, making photo management an easy, natural and collaborative process What is Flickr? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flickr#cite_note-3
  3. 3. How it is used in Libraries <ul><li>Publicize EVENTS at your library with candid photos of activities and participants. </li></ul><ul><li>Present a collection of HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS of a city, community, area, or building </li></ul><ul><li>Create WIKIS OR INSTRUCTIONAL WEB SITES for staff on library technical topics. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide a gallery of LIBRARY STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS </li></ul><ul><li>Provide a VIRTUAL TOUR of your library facility </li></ul>http://tametheweb.com/2006/09/steal_this_idea_flickr_for_lib.html
  4. 4. Examples <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/library_of_congress/ </li></ul>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0lIjWBhilQ http://www.flickr.com/photos/australian-war- memorial/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/bpl/
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