Film, Video Opening the Photo Vaults: A Web 2.0 Pilot Project to Enhance Discovery and Gather Input for the Library's Photograph Collections

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Title
Opening the Photo Vaults: A Web 2.0 Pilot Project to Enhance Discovery and Gather Input for the Library's Photograph Collections
Summary
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.
Event Date
January 29, 2008
Notes
-  George Oates was the former chief designer for Flickr and currently serves as the program manager for Flickr's Commons project.
-  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.
-  Dave Woodward is a programmer/developer in Information Technology Services at the Library of Congress.
-  Phil Michel is digital conversion coordinator in the Prints & Photographs Division of the Library of Congress.
-  Barbara Natanson is head of the Prints & Photographs Division Reading Room at the Library of Congress.
-  Justin Thorp is on staff in the Office of Strategic Initiatives at the Library of Congress.
-  Helena Zinkham is acting chief of the Prints and Photographs Division at the Library of Congress.
Related Resources
Library-Flickr Pilot Page: https://www.loc.gov/rr/print/flickr_pilot.html
Prints and Photographs Division: https://www.loc.gov/rr/print/
Running Time
1 hours 16 minutes
Online Format
video
image

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Opening the Photo Vaults: A Web 2.0 Pilot Project to Enhance Discovery and Gather Input for the Library's Photograph Collections. 2008. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-4281/.

APA citation style:

(2008) Opening the Photo Vaults: A Web 2.0 Pilot Project to Enhance Discovery and Gather Input for the Library's Photograph Collections. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-4281/.

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Opening the Photo Vaults: A Web 2.0 Pilot Project to Enhance Discovery and Gather Input for the Library's Photograph Collections. 2008. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/webcast-4281/>.

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