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The Commons
The key goal of The Commons is to share hidden treasures from the world's public photography archives. Please help make the photographs you enjoy more discoverable by adding tags and leaving comments. Your contributions and knowledge make these photos even richer* Participating Institutions Rights Statement

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Partners The Museum of Online Museums (MoOM) Exceptional exhibits are highlighted each quarter. Selections from previous seasons are archived here. Please consider joining our MoOM Board of Directors won't you? You'll receive some nice swag and can lord it over your less civic-minded friends.

12 Must Have Resources for Free Public Domain Pictures to Use in Class January 23, 2014 Images speak louder than words. We all have recourse to images as visual aids in our teaching but the search for such images is not always an easy one. Most often, you spend a decent amount of time looking for pictures only to be disappointed that they are copyrighted . This is where the importance of having a ready made list of public domain image sources comes in handy. Royalty Free Subscription Images and Pictures No Day restrictions Download photos and vectors anytime you want. Rollover Downloads Keep all your unused downloads for next month when you autorenew Largest Sized, Highest Res Images (XXL) available

Creative Commons Many Flickr users have chosen to offer their work under a Creative Commons license, and you can browse or search through content under each type of license. Here are some recently added bits and pieces: Attribution License » 67,993,735 photos (See more)

Free Books : Download & Streaming : eBook and Texts : Internet Archive collection eye The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft , Yahoo! Wikimedia commons Cancel Edit Delete Preview revert Text of the note (may include Wiki markup) Could not save your note (edit conflict or other problem).

The Ultimate Directory Of Free Image Sources So, you need an image for your blog? We’ve spent some time categorizing our favorite sources for free images and organizing them in such a way as to help you find what you’re looking for. Here are the criteria we’ve examined: Subjects: Does a site focus on specific genres of images, or is it a mass collection of various image types? High Resolution: Lots of great image resources emerged in the pre-Web 2.0 phase, but it wasn’t until bandwidth dramatically increased that allowed for the uploading of much higher resolution images suitable for editing and printing. License: The licenses vary extremely from source to source. How To: Find images for presentations In my previous posting, I discussed how to save, crop and resize image files. But where can you find images – photographs, logos, graphics – that illustrate your subject and match the theme of your presentation? Google Image Search

The Smithsonian Find out what's included under each category. Below are lists of our top record types and names in our Art & Design category. see all Names: Below are lists of our top record types and cultures in our History & Culture category. 5 Ways to Use Google Reverse Image Search November 30, 2014 Google reverse image search allows you to use your images to search for similar images in the web. This is a great way for students to search for information about images they have. They can also use it to identify and learn about objects they pictured in a field trip."Search by image works best when the image is likely to show up in other places on the web. So you’ll get more results for famous landmarks than you will for personal images like your latest family photo." The British Museum Registration numbers The most common type of Museum number begins with the year of acquisition. The database standardises these numbers in the form, for example: 1887,0708.2427 (year: comma: block of four numbers - usually representing a month and day: full-stop and final number). The final number can be of any length and may be followed by another full-stop and a sub-number. In some cases the same number is shared by two or more objects across departments.

Frequently Asked Questions Free images Are the images really free of charge? How many images can I download for free? The British Library Puts Over 1,000,000 Images in the Public Domain: A Deeper Dive Into the Collection Every year for the past decade or so, we‘ve seen new, dire pronouncements of the death of print, along with new, upbeat rejoinders. This year is no different, though the prognosis has seemed especially positive of late in robust appraisals of the situation from entities as divergent as The Onion’s A.V. Club and financial giant Deloitte. I, for one, find this encouraging. And yet, even if all printed media were in decline, it would still be the case that the history of the modern world will mostly be told in the history of print. And ironically, it is online media that has most enabled the means to make that history available to everyone, in digital archives that won’t age or burn down.

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