Finding Photos – flickr Search Tools

Do you use flickr to find photos for presentations, reports and projects? It’s truly a treasure trove of photos, images and screenshots. You can search for images of types of objects (apples, sailboats, panda bears) […]

flickr now does video

flickr has been hinting at including video for a while now and now it’s there. I haven’t uploaded anything yet, but it  looks as easy as uploading photos. Check out  flickr’s blog post on the […]

Video, slidehows, photos – widgets add fresh content to your web site

Ever wondered how to add a flickr slideshow to your website? Or a YouTube video? Or a PowerPoint slideshow? Check out this great article by Aaron Schmidt: Widgets and Widgetry for Librarians: Copy, Paste, and […]

DOK Library Concept Center (Delft, The Netherlands) Way Cool!

Thanks to Jenny Levine, The Shifted Librarian, for posting so many great photos of DOK – Library Concept Center in Delft, The Netherlands (aka the Delft Public Library). What a trip it was to spin […]

Free flickr accounts for non-profits

Tech Soup and flickr have partnered to offer flickr accounts to qualifying non-profits. These accounts normally cost $25/year. Through this deal, non-profits can apply for either: Two 1-year Pro Accounts (admin fee of $6) Five […]

flickr does stats

Wow, how’d I miss this? Starting sometime in Dec, flickr started offering a nice statistics page for users who opt in. You can sort your photos by: total # of views for all time, total […]

Slideoo – horizontal flickr slide show – free slide show tool creates a horizontal slide show from your flickr photos. Select pics based on your sets. Options for sizing the slide show. And any number of ways to quickly integrate […]

Great Book Stories & VoiceThread

I just came across a wonderful multimedia project called Great Book Stories. It offers students and teachers the opportunity to share their favorite books through pictures, text and audio. The wiki links to digital stories […]

Summer Reading Programs – Summer’s Over…

Summer reading programs have come to an end for the year and I’m having a vision of library staff far and wide relaxing on beaches or mountains this week, recovering from all the activities and […]

Yahoo Photo service to close

Yesterday, Yahoo emailed to say that Yahoo Photo accounts would be closing in September. This wasn’t surprising since Yahoo bought flickr some time ago. Options to transfer photos included flickr, photobucket, Kodak Gallery, Shutterfly and […]