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ALS 199: Social Media: A Life Lived Online: finding & using pictures

It's all about the image: online photo sharing, user communities, using images you find online.

creating communities: online photo sharing

What is an online photo sharing site?

It is simply a web site where you store and share your pictures. People upload their pictures to the site and then they are stored on a server and made available to friends and family on personal sites.

Flickr Tour

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Learn more about Flickr

Need some guidance on using Flickr? Check out these sites:

What can you do with Flickr? 

There are a lot of great examples of creative ways people are using Flickr -- these are just a few favorites.

  • What can we do with Flickr? is Flickr user "cogdogblog"'s marked up image showing just a few of the ways you can use the editing tools in Flickr. It includes a helpful set of additional links for learning more.

what can we do with flickr

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  • People are using the images in Flickr for telling stories, thereby coining the new phrase "Flicktion"... Flickr user "cogdogblog" once again provides a delightfully informative image in Flickr, with plenty of links to other Flickr users using images to tell a story and telling stories about images! Click the image below to go to the page.

flickr story

OSU Archives

Arch Entrance

We collect, maintain, preserve, and make the historical records of OSU available to researchers.

Found on the 3rd floor of the Valley Library, the University Archives is the repository for official and unofficial records that document OSU's history. Our collections include historical records of enduring value generated by faculty, academic departments, administrative offices, students, and campus organizations.

Learn more on the OSU Archives Subject Guide.

Collect, maintain, preserve, and make the historical records of OSU available to researchers.