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Millions of historic images posted to Flickr

Millions of historic images posted to Flickr
by Robert Miller, Global Director of Books, Internet Archive “Reading a book from the inside out!”. Well not quite, but a new way to read our eBooks has just been launched. Check out this great BBC article: Here is the fabulous Flickr commons collection: And here is our welcome to Flickr’s Common Post: What is it and how did it get done? How many images are there? What is fun to do with this collection? Future plans? Questions about this collection, projects or things to come?

http://blog.archive.org/2014/08/29/millions-of-historic-images-posted-to-flickr/

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Digital learning resources // National Film and Sound Archive, Australia NFSA Digital Learning combines the former Screen Australia Digital Learning websites and NFSA’s online education resources. These content rich education websites feature thousands of video and audio clips available for streaming and downloading. Twelve Canoes A portrait of the history, culture and place of the Yolngu people. Ceremony The vital role of ceremony in the Yolngu culture. A Selection from The MET’s Public Domain Collection, Now Free from All Restrictions Ever since The Public Domain Review began we’ve long harboured fantasies about the Metropolitan Museum joining the growing ranks of those institutions (The Getty, New York Public Library, and Rijksmuseum, among others) who have opened up their digital copies of public domain works, making them free from all restrictions on use. Now, after a statement made last week, The MET have done just that — making all digital copies of their incredible public domain collection available under a CC0 license and in high resolution. While included in the vast lot of more than 200,000 images is a wonderful selection of the well known — Van Gogh, Rembrandt, Monet, etc. — we present here our highlights from the perhaps lesser known corners (though we couldn’t resist sneaking in a Paul Klee).

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How can I search for images which I know I am allowed to reuse in my work without seeking copyright permission? - Library Help The best way of finding images you can reuse without separate permission is to use the advanced Google image search engine at You can use the drop-down at the bottom to choose the licence option 'free to use, share, modify even commercially'. This looks for Creative Commons Attribution-licensed images and others on an open license. How to give attribution You can use CC-licensed materials as long as you follow the license conditions. One condition of all CC licenses is attribution. Here is an example of an ideal attribution of a CC-licensed image: “Furggelen afterglow” by Lukas Schlagenhauf is licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0. This is an ideal attribution because it includes the:

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