Radiohead Against Human Trafficking – ‘All I Need’ Video Now!

Radiohead released today a video broadcasting globally, which aims to raise awareness of human trafficking. The lead singer, Thom Yorke, and his bandmates produced a music video together with MTV EXIT (End Exploitation and Trafficking) for “All I Need,” a song from their In Rainbows album. The video was filmed …

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UNESCO publishes a book on Open Access to Knowledge and Information in South Asia

UNESCO office in New Delhi, as a clearinghouse for dissemination and sharing of information and knowledge in all fields of UNESCO’s competence, published ebook Open Access to Knowledge and Information: Scholarly Literature and Digital Library Initiatives – the South Asian Scenario. I wrote earlier that some of the major edu. …

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The Commons: Flickr and Library of Congress

The Library of Congress began last year first collaboration with Flickr and now has launched its pilot project called The Commons. Yesterday they announced a partnership that will put photos from the LoC’s collection online in a social environment and users to interact with them. LoC started organizing historical photograph …

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The secret of 2 millionth file on Wikimedia Commons

From Wikimedia Foundation listserv officially comes happy news that Wikimedia Commons now has over two million files. Since March 2007,  Commons routinely have over 100,000 files uploaded every single month. It is becoming more and more common to have over 5,000 files in a single day, since Commons is still …

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