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Friday, September 24 • 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Revitalizing the Flickr Commons Program: Very Long Term Thinking about Keeping Digital Cultural Heritage Safe

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For the last six months, we've been researching and planning for how to revitalise the Flickr Commons program. Invented in 2008 and launched with the Library of Congress as its first partner, the primary goal of Flickr Commons was to share hidden treasures from the world's public photography archives. Since then, the program has grown to several million photographs from 114 cultural institutions around the world, but has limped somewhat under different corporate owners -- until now. Come and hear about the research and our plans for the future of this unique cultural asset.

Speakers
avatar for George Oates

George Oates

Flickr
I am a designer and maker working in cultural heritage.
avatar for Carol Benovic-Bradley

Carol Benovic-Bradley

Flickr
I'm the Senior Manager of the Community team at Flickr.


Friday September 24, 2021 1:30pm - 2:00pm UTC
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