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Register now for SAA ARCS Lunch and Learn: Flickr Commons

  • 1.  Register now for SAA ARCS Lunch and Learn: Flickr Commons

    Posted Jan 24, 2023 04:55 PM
    Register now for the Society of American Archivists-Archivists of Religious Collections Section Lunch and Learn: Flickr Commons

    Feb 16, 2023 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

    Join George Oates for a presentation on Flickr Commons and the new Flickr Foundation. Learn what Flickr Commons is and how it provides a global platform for sharing photographs in the public domain, and about the revitalization taking place through the Flickr Foundation.

    This webinar will be recorded, but you must register in advance to receive the recording link:

    George Oates is a designer working at the intersection of software, cultural heritage, and philosophy. She is the founder of the Flickr Foundation, a 501c3 charity dedicated to the challenge of preventing Flickr from being deleted. George has worked online since 1996 and enjoyed a great variety of interesting roles like being part of the small team that created Flickr, project lead of Open Library at Internet Archive, and director of design at Stamen Design. George specialises in designing systems used by millions of people holding billions of things but also likes designing very specific interfaces for tiny audiences.

    Mary Grace Kosta
    Congregational Archivist
    Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph in Canada
    London ON