[Wikimedia-l] The British Library releases 1 million images

Katie Chan ktc at ktchan.info
Sun Dec 15 17:39:21 UTC 2013

On 15/12/2013 17:05, Jens Best wrote:
> Thanks for the news.
> A question comes to my mind when I read this article: Why did the British
> Library use Flickr instead of Wikimedia Commons?


> "We plan to launch a
> crowdsourcing application at the beginning of next year, to help describe
> what the images portray."

The images release contained no image-level metadata == One million 
uncategorised images == Commons community raise up in arms


Katie Chan
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