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Information Governance Week – Day 1

Today marks the start of Information Governance Week at UoP and the University Archive is taking part. Everyday this week one image from the Central Photography Section collection will be posted online.  The catalogue listing the images in this collection is now available to

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Statigram

This is a site for those of you who use instagram on you smart devices. Statigram provides detailed statistics on your instagram gallery from who your followers are to the best time of the day to post for maximum likes.

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History Pin – Diamond Jubilee

History Pin is a great site that allows you to upload old photos and pin them to real world locations. We’ve featured it before on TOTD (http://www.liblog.port.ac.uk/blog/2011/09/3027/) but now they have a dedicated Diamond Jubliee section which allows you explore

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9-Eyes

Artist Jon Rafman has been collecting screen captures of Google Street Views. Many of the images are remarkable and some just plain weird. They appear to be, as the artist states on his blog, “more truthful and more transparent” because

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Pinterest

Pinterest is a social bookmarking site that has, according to press reports, been attracting a great deal of interest and usage is growing. http://pinterest.com/ In comparison to other similar sites, such as Delicious, the focus here is on bookmarking images.

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VADS

VADS (Visual Arts Data Service) is the online resource for visual arts, comprising over 100,000 images that are freely available and copyright cleared for use in learning, teaching and research in the UK. The images cover a wide range of

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TinEye

If you’ve found an image on the web and want to know more about where it came from then you might find the TinEye reverse image search engine useful. It finds out where an image came from, how it is

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NASA on the Commons

We’ve previously featured NASA’s wonderful image archive here on TOTD. Now NASA has joined Flicker’s ‘The Commons’ scheme where institutions share photographs with no copyright restrictions. There are some wonderful images on here and they are all available for use

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Women laughing alone with salad

Not sure whether this epitomizes Thing of the Day or is straying into just-too-bizarre territory, but it brings a smile to the face even if you’re not a woman, not alone and don’t have a salad in hand: http://thehairpin.com/2011/01/women-laughing-alone-with-salad/ 

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Multicolr Search Lab

Looking for images that share the same colours? You can choose up to 10 colours from a palette of 120 different shades using Multicolr Search Lab and then select from millions of Flickr’s Creative Commons images to find ones that share the same

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