Flickr

Flickr is one of the leading photo sharing and organising websites.  Once uploaded, via a collaborative process, people can comment and tag your photos. last week Flickr announced a free terabyte of space.  Just how big is a terabyte? Flickr describe it as “you could take a photo every hour for forty years without filling…
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Shake your family tree

  Last month I attended the National Archives “Shake your family tree” event at the Victorian Archives Centre.  This is an annual event held in major Australian cities each year. A number of presentations held all around the country are now available as webcasts These include the Melbourne presentation:   Destination Australia A practical introduction to the…
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Even more new newspapers on Trove

  The National Library of Australia is pleased to announce the following newspapers which have issues that have been newly added to Digitised newspapers and more on Trove. Many of these newspapers are currently being added to Trove and further issues will become available shortly. New South Wales Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post…
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Wikinorthia re-imagined

Darebin Libraries, Moreland City Libraries and Yarra Plenty Regional Library, serving the Nillumbik, Banyule and Whittlesea municipalities are partners in the Wikinorthia project designed to document life in Melbourne’s north.  The re-imagined site was launched on Monday at Mill Park Library. Although most public libraries have local history collections, a wealth of reminiscences of individuals…
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