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We have released over a million images onto Flickr Commons for anyone to use, remix and repurpose.
All interested in educational curation should welcome the news that the British Library has released over a million images into the public domain on Flickr Commons with "No Known Copyright Restrictions." These images cover a diverse range subjects, sourced from 17th, 18th and 19th century book scans. The project has already been shared widely on twitter and covered quite well in such as Open Culture and Boing Boing, also my friend and colleague Danny Nicholson; all have their own take on this project.
However even now there is plenty of opportunity to engage with and contribute -- anyone who is logged on to Flickr can tag the images - as Ben O'Steen suggests in a tweet " mundane tags - 'map', 'portrait', etc - are very helpful! Such activites are an ideal focus for meaningful learning activties in the classroom, (as well as great fun). Indeed, I have begun a small scale tagging exercise for places and topics that I am familar with such as Dumfries and Galloway.