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Regulating Media

YouTube is a great platform for sharing media content with a huge worldwide audience. The service continues to be a site where not only celebrities have a huge following with their video content, but also, we’re seeing more and more “everyday” individuals create a massive following, some big enough to earn an income based on their regular uploads. 505 more words

Walters Art Museum Launches New Site for Manuscripts

The Walters Art Museum has launched a new Web site for its manuscripts. “Featuring a user-friendly design, the site provides visitors with intuitive search options, including the ability to refine their search by date, geography, subject, culture, and more. 50 more words

New Resources

Welcome Liberaal Archief to the Flickr Commons!

We’re happy to welcome The Liberaal Archief (Liberal Archive) to the Flickr Commons. Founded in 1982 and based in Ghent, in the Flemish part of Belgium, the Archive collects, preserves, and maintains the heritage of individuals and organizations. 199 more words

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Morphing & Molding

Clay is a classic medium for stop-motion animation.  It was first used for a dream sequence in 1908’s films, The Sculptor’s Nightmare and the Sculptor’s Welsh Rarebit Dream.  236 more words

Class Review

Visual Hunt Aggregates Free-to-Use Photos From Around the Web

Noupe has a writeup on a free-to-use photo site called Visual Hunt. “The reason why Visual Hunt provides over 350 million high-quality photos is, that the service collects the best images from creative-common, and public-domain websites on the internet. 39 more words

Useful Stuff

Thing 19 - The legal stuff...

Copyright, creative commons and all things legal have been well presented by Caroline Rowan in her write-up of Rudai23 Thing 19.  It’s a topic that we should all be familiar with, but as librarians even more so, to ensure we offer proper guidance and advice to library users. 399 more words

Librarianship

Wise Cartoons (7): Cartoon on Creative Commons Cartoons

I like recursivity in acronyms such as GNU, which stands for “GNU’s Not Unix”, and also in cartoons. A recent example for a recursive cartoon is featured below, addressing a great number of issues regularly debated around the alternative copyright licensing standard Creative Commons. 118 more words

Copyright Regulation