Flickr Commons

This is our second blog post celebrating the 5th anniversary of The Commons on Flickr which falls tomorrow, Wednesday 16 January. This means a 5th Birthday for the Library of Congress photostream. We’re not quite into the Terrible Twos on Flickr Commons ourselves yet here at the National Library of Ireland, but we’re certainly looking [...]

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Next Wednesday, 16 January, is the 5th anniversary of The Commons on Flickr. 56 libraries, archives, museums and galleries all over the world (including us) make up Flickr Commons. We all share our photographic collections online, and users help us to find out more about the photographs we look after, by commenting, adding notes and [...]

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by Nora-Jane Thornton, National Photographic Archive When asked if I would like to relocate from our Manuscript Department to the National Photographic Archive in Meeting House Square in Temple Bar, I was excited by the prospect, and when I heard that the work would involve a thorough stock check of our photographic collections, I was [...]

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