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The Danger of Using Creative Commons Flickr Photos in Presentations

Like many librarians I often turn to Creative Commons licensed photos on Flickr for use in my presentations and blog posts.  Flickr makes it incredibly easy to search for photos with a Creative Commons license. Unfortunately it also makes it ridiculously easy for users to change the license on all their photos at any time … Continue reading The Danger of Using Creative Commons Flickr Photos in Presentations

Put Down the Phone and Pay Attention

Last week I (and many others) spent a lot of time documenting the Internet Librarian conference, photos, tweets, blog posts, facebook updates. Did the act of digitally documenting the events change anything? Did the process of lifestreaming change my (and others) behavior, perception of what was happening and memories of it. Will we remember it better or worse? A recent … Continue reading Put Down the Phone and Pay Attention

How to attribute a Creative Commons photo from Flickr

Yes, the absolute correct way! I previously asked how you credit a CC photo from Flickr. Since then I've been doing my research and here is the results - The correct way to credit a photo. You need to follow the guidelines set by the license. I'm only going to address attribution. According to Creative … Continue reading How to attribute a Creative Commons photo from Flickr

How do you attribute Creative Commons Flickr photos?

Update 9/28/2009  Please see this post on the correct way to attribute photos, it includes example of an perfect attribution. I get most of the great photos I use in my blog posts from the Creative Commons licensed pictures on Flickr.  Most of these request attribution and I've seen it done many different way.  Some … Continue reading How do you attribute Creative Commons Flickr photos?