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

Library Finds Group on Flickr

Anyone who's worked in a library in any capacity knows patrons leave behind all sorts of things, some strange, some amusing and some that just make you scratch your head and wonder.  Brian Herzog of Swiss Army Librarian has created a Flickr group where we can share these little treasures with each other. Similar to … Continue reading Library Finds Group on Flickr

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

Search Flickr by Color

I came across this cool tool from Idée on Circulation this morning.  It allows you to search Flickr Creative Commons liscensed photos (or photos from Alamy) by clicking on the color or colors you want the photos to have.  You then click on the thumbnail to get the photo and the liscense information.   The only down … Continue reading Search Flickr by Color