August 12, 2014
by Erin Blake
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Free cultural works! Come get your free cultural works!

It’s official: pictures in the Folger’s Digital Image Collection are now licensed CC BY-SA! That is, they can be used under a Creative Commons Attribution–ShareAlike 4.0 International License, one of the two Creative Commons licenses “approved for free cultural works.” That’s almost … Continue reading

December 18, 2012
by Jim Kuhn
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Folger Tooltips: Changes to the Digital Image Collection

Dear Readers: Our Digital Image Collection has had a bit of a make-over. The purpose of today’s post is to introduce you to new fields and field names and to explain a bit of background that lead to these changes. Background: … Continue reading

October 18, 2012
by Jim Kuhn
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Folger Tooltips: Digital image database logins and media groups

Dear Fellow Collators: Today’s post focuses once again on powerful but perhaps under-utilized features of our digital image databases. Recent tips have dealt with saving static URLs to get back to previous searches or to individual images, and saving static … Continue reading

April 5, 2012
by Jim Kuhn
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Folger Tooltips: Finding aids upgraded with links to digital images

While work continues to add to the Folger Digital Image Collection, and new finding aids continue to be added to the Folger Finding Aid Database, staff and interns are also busy upgrading existing finding aids with links to digital images. … Continue reading