TITLE: Opening the Photo Vaults: A Web 2.0 Pilot Project to Enhance Discovery and Gather Input for the Library's Photograph Collections
SPEAKER: Helena Zinkham, Justin Thorp, Barbara Natanson, Phil Michel, Dave Woodward, Michelle Springer, George Oates
EVENT DATE: 01/29/2008
RUNNING TIME: 76 minutes
Library of Congress staff from the Prints and Photographs Division, Office of Strategic Initiatives, and Information Technology Services -- along with George Oates from Flickr, the popular photo-sharing site and Web 2.0 innovator -- describe the pilot project in which the Library has mounted photographs from its Farm Security Administration and George Grantham Bain collections on the Flickr Web site.
Speaker Biography: Helena Zinkham is acting chief of the Prints and Photographs Division at the Library of Congress.
Speaker Biography: Justin Thorp is on staff in the Office of Strategic Initiatives at the Library of Congress.
Speaker Biography: Barbara Natanson is head of the Prints & Photographs Division Reading Room at the Library of Congress.
Speaker Biography: Phil Michel is digital conversion coordinator in the Prints & Photographs Division of the Library of Congress.
Speaker Biography: Dave Woodward is a programmer/developer in Information Technology Services at the Library of Congress.
Speaker Biography: Michelle Springer, project manager of the Library's Flickr Pilot Project, is a project manager of digital initiatives in the Office of Strategic Initiatives at the Library of Congress.
Speaker Biography: George Oates was the former chief designer for Flickr and currently serves as the program manager for Flickr's Commons project.
SERIES: Digital Future and You