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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- Opening the Photo Vaults: A Web 2.0 Pilot Project to Enhance Discovery and Gather Input for the Library's Photograph Collections
- 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
- - 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
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Chicago citation style:
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/.
MLA citation style:
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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