Powerhouse Museum on Flickr What you can find in Flickr The Powerhouse Museum has many projects going on in Flickr, one of the largest online photo communities in the world. In Flickr you can find some of our photographic collections, public discussions around exhibitions in development, and plenty of other photography from around the Museum. Since then photo-sharing has changed the way exhibitions are curated and promoted with Flickr discussion groups focusing on exhibitions. Our collections in Flickr The Powerhouse shares significant photographic collections through a Flickr initiative known as the Commons on Flickr. You can find images from three main historic collections and we are uploading new images each week. Tyrrell collection Clyde Engineering collection Phillips collection Contemporary museum photography on Flickr The Powerhouse also takes a lot of photographs in its day-to-day operations. You will also find examples of our 'video explorations' of certain photographs,
Library of Congress Photos on Flickr (Prints and Photographs Reading Room, Library of Congress) View summary report (PDF - 128 kb) | View full report (PDF - 1.3 mb) Offering historical photograph collections through Flickr gives the Library of Congress a welcome opportunity to share some of our most popular images with a new visual community. We invite you to tag and comment on the photos, and we also welcome identifying information—many of these old photos came to us with scanty descriptions! To view the photos on Flickr, go to: We are offering sets of digitized photos: the 1,600 color images from the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information, 1,500+ images from the George Grantham Bain News Service, selected panoramic photographs, portraits of jazz musicians and personalities by William P. We launched the pilot in January 2008. With the launch of the Library of Congress pilot, Flickr began a new initiative called "The Commons." For more information:
Picture Australia | Flickr Picture Australia has been absorbed into Trove. It was originally launched in September 2000, and at that time, was a unique and ground breaking service, bringing together digitised images from cultural heritage collections around Australia for not only all Australians to see but also the world. Contemporary images were sourced from Flickr via a series of Groups, which ensured individual contributions to Picture Australia were included in the snapshot of Australiana. To read more about how we integrated Picture Australia into Trove please see the bulletins in the Trove forum. Please be aware that as a result of this integration the format of search URLs have changed, therefore any saved or bookmarked Picture Australia hyperlinks that use search terms will no longer work. You may want to learn how to construct Trove search URLs to replace any Picture Australia links you have. If you're looking for a Slideshow or Picture Trail these have been made into Trove slideshows or lists.
La Biblioteca en la Web 2.0 Publicado en Diciembre 17, 2009 por julio Compartir: La Biblioteca en la Web 2.0. M. Carmen Marcos bibliotecas_duocuc La biblioteca en la Web 2.0 proporciona una guía y una descripción pormenorizada acerca de las posibilidades que tienen los lectores e internautas para desarrollar distintas actividades, aunque fundamentalmente pone un énfasis mayor en la idea de potenciar el concepto de biblioteca 2.0. Tags: Biblioteca 2.0, Web 2.0Escrito en: Libros, Noticias, Principal Christchurch City Libraries Bibliofile About Overdrive audiobooks & e-books Free eBook and downloadable eAudiobook collection containing thousands of fiction and non-fiction titles for adults, young adults and children. Use at a library or Chch City residents can enter your library card & password / PIN. Access available for Christchurch residents only Non-city members can access all electronic resources except where specifically excluded by the terms of Christchurch City Libraries’ contractual agreements with those suppliers. Use OverDrive now Key features OverDrive is a free digital media platform which allows you to download eBooks and eAudiobooks. By downloading and installing the free software you can use your library card and password / PIN to: More information Sign up to our Digital email newsletter to find out about new OverDrive titles and developments at the Source and in our other digital collections. If you did not find a title you liked try Wheelers, our other eBook platform. Computing help at your library
Next Generation Libraries At work (how do librarians say it? MPOW?) we use Google Analytics extensively to analyze the behavior of web sites and the people who use them. There's at least two ways to use analytics tools to help the process of making a better system. Understanding what people do when they get to your web site goes by many names in many closely related fields, depending on what part of the world you live in. how many people are coming to my sitewhat pages are they viewinghow long do they stay on those pages before moving onhow frequently do they give up on the site entirelywhat search terms are they using to find mewhat geographical area are they coming from These reports and more are in the standard set of analytical tools that Google Analytics provides right off the bat, and they provide good aggregate information that you can watch over time. The second slice of the analytics pie is task completion. Technorati Tags: analytics, library
Library 2.0 Jon Udell did a talk on remixing the library at the Global Research Library summit. Abstract: In an online world of small pieces loosely joined, librarians are among the most well qualified and highly motivated joiners of those pieces. Library patrons, meanwhile, are in transition. Once mainly consumers of information, they are now, on the two-way web, becoming producers too. Can libraries function not only as centers of consumption, but also as centers of production? mentioned in it: Library Lookup, Dune's "guild navigators", "folding space", xISBN, books on an Amazon wishlist available at your library, PatREST, superpatrons, superlibrarians, community photo aggregation, community calendar aggregation, libraries vs. newspapers as local information sources, community crime data, geocoding, Many Eyes, libraries as physical space, libraries in the mall, libraries as centers of production. (sounded like an awesome talk - much to think about - much to do)