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Archives and fans on Flickr: Seminar ‘Nationaal Archief joins Flickr the Commons’

On the 21st of October 2008, the Nationaal Archief (National Archive) and its partner Spaarnestad Photo placed a part of their collections on the Commons on Flickr. And not without success. During the seminar ‘Nationaal Archief joins Flickr the Commons’, George Oates of Flickr announced that the amount of visits to the Nationaal Archief pages had increased to 430.000 since the 21st of October.
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The Wisdom of the Crowds in the Audiovisual Archive Domain

 - The Dutch National Archives recently joined Flickr: The Commons. Within Flickr: The Commons, leading archives across the globe upload items from their collections to Flickr.
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The National Archive and Spaarnestad Photo release new photos on The Commons on Flickr

It has been a busy week here at the National Archive. On the 18th of December the National Archive and Spaarnestad Photo launched new photographs on The Commons on Flickr. This time the photographs related to various subjects. Firstly, as part of the National Archive’s Afscheid van Indië project (www.afscheidvanIndië.nl), The National Archive published some photographs of the Dutch East Indies on Flickr. Secondly, the National Archive also published a number of photographs by the famous Dutch p (...)
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Taking Pictures To The Public

Evaluation Report Nationaal Archief & Spaarnestad Photo on Flickr The Commons On October 21, 2008 the Nationaal Archief and Spaarnestad Photo were the first Dutch heritage institutions to place a small selection of their photos on Flickr The Commons, the ‘archives section’ in the popular online photo community Flickr. This initiative is part of a series of pilot projects that are being developed within Images for the Future in order to conduct research on involving the broad audience in p (...)
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iPhone-app War Memorials in Vision

Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike - Beelden voor de toekomst iPhone app makes visiting more than 200 war memorials in the Netherlands an even richer experience.
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Nationaal Archief joins Wikipedia

 - On September 13 2010 the Nationaal Archief and Spaarnestad Photo donated a selection of photographs to Wikimedia Netherlands.