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Flickr & the Library of Congress

Library of Congress announced today that it has partnered with flickr, putting up 3,000 photos from two of their most popular collections.Only images for which no copyright restrictions are known to exist are included. The LOC blog post about it is here:http://www.loc.gov/blog/?p=233 The flickr page is here:http://www.flickr.com/photos/library_of_congress/

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tagging the art world

A couple of interesting tagging (folksonomies, not graffiti!) projects from the arts/museum world: Steve MuseumSteve Museum is a largescale tagging project which is supported by an ILMS grant. Partners include the Met and the Guggenheim. Article about the Steve Museum project and tagging:http://www.archimuse.com/mw2006/papers/wyman/wyman.html Steve Musuem (tagging also links to research, working papers, etc.)http://www.steve.museum/ development site:http://trac.steve.museum/ The Cleveland Museum of Art (a Steve Museum partner) has ...

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