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Premium member Presentation Transcript Web Search Academy Internet Librarian International 26th October 2011 Visual search: Web Search Academy Internet Librarian International 26th October 2011 Visual search Karen Blakeman http://www.rba.co.uk/ Twitter: @ karenblakeman firstname.lastname@example.org 26/10/2011 www.rba.co.uk 1Copyright: Copyright Always, always check and double check the copyright - images may have a digital watermark and be tracked e.g. Digimarc Creative Commons does not mean you can do what you like with an image six licences http://creativecommons.org/licenses/ “Open-licencing your images. What it means and how to do it.” Andy Mabbett aka pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk/open-licencing-images-what-how/ Karen Blakeman's Blog “Free-to-use images might not be” http://www.rba.co.uk/wordpress/2009/07/16/free-to-use-images-might-not-be/ Always credit the photographer – you cite references why not the ‘author’ of a photograph? 26/10/2011 www.rba.co.uk 2Copyright: Copyright giving credit… | pia jane bijkerk : http://blog.piajanebijkerk.com/WordPress/2011/03/18/giving-credit/ 26/10/2011 www.rba.co.uk 3Checking EXIF, watermarks and copyright: Checking EXIF, watermarks and copyright Jeffrey's Exif viewer http://regex.info/exif.cgi Digimarc Reader for Images – http://www.digimarc.com/ Safest approach - ask the owner of the page or web site “I found it on the web so there’s no copyright” is the wrong answer! Using an image in a paper, presentation or commercially? Make sure you document location of the image you use, and keep copies of any copyright correspondence Similar image options and web sites such as Tineye.com can help locate alternatives and origins of an image 26/10/2011 www.rba.co.uk 4Developments in image search: Developments in image search Colour selection single colours, multiple colours, “Similar” images Facial recognition identification of head and shoulders photos, face detection full facial recognition “Key Russian social network adds facial recognition to photos” http://eu.techcrunch.com/2011/10/13/key-russian-social-network-adds-facial-recognition-to-photos/ “Google Not Planning To Release Mobile Face Recognition : Update” http://searchengineland.com/with-mobile-face-recognition-google-crosses-the-creepy-line-70978 26/10/2011 www.rba.co.uk 5Google images: Google images Make use of search options in the side bar or on the advanced search screen 26/10/2011 www.rba.co.uk 6Google Images: Google Images 26/10/2011 www.rba.co.uk 7 “More sizes” “Similar images”Google Images – use an existing image: Google Images – use an existing image 26/10/2011 www.rba.co.uk 8 Click on the camera icon in the search box and then either enter the URL of an image or upload it. On the results page you can add keywords to refine the searchGoogle Images – Sites with images: Google Images – Sites with images 26/10/2011 www.rba.co.uk 9 Useful if you want to describe the image in detail, for example moth UK black cream spotsGoogle images - creative commons, public domain: Google images - creative commons, public domain Google advanced image search - use the usage rights, but always double check the licence on the web site Public domain carry out your search in the image search bar and when the results appear on screen add & as_rights = cc_publicdomain to the end of the string in the URL/address bar of your browser but public domain may refer to another photo – cheque the web site hosting the photo 26/10/2011 www.rba.co.uk 10picasaweb.google.com: picasaweb.google.com 26/10/2011 www.rba.co.uk 11Panoramio: Panoramio http://www.panoramio.com/ Layer on Google Earth and maps (now owned by Google) Various licences assigned by the photographers 26/10/2011 www.rba.co.uk 12Bing: Bing 26/10/2011 www.rba.co.uk 13Bing: Bing 26/10/2011 www.rba.co.uk 14 Options in the left hand sidebar similar to Google “More sizes” but no “similar” optionBing – Visual Search: Bing – Visual Search 26/10/2011 www.rba.co.uk 15 Not available in all country versions – content variesBing – Visual Search: Bing – Visual Search 26/10/2011 www.rba.co.uk 16 Check accuracy of associated information - may be out of dateFlickr: Flickr Flickr Creative Commons http://www.flickr.com/creativecommons or advanced search screen http://www.flickr.com/search/advanced/ Use Advanced Search for date options 26/10/2011 www.rba.co.uk 17Compfight – http://www.compfight.com/ : Compfight – http://www.compfight.com/ Search interface for Flickr Can select Creative Commons or photos that can be used commercially 26/10/2011 www.rba.co.uk 18Images - other sources for Creative Commons and public domain images : Images - other sources for Creative Commons and public domain images Idee Inc Multicolr Search Lab http://labs.ideeinc.com/multicolr/ Wikimedia Commons http://commons.wikimedia.org/ check the licence information towards the bottom of the page e.g. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Thomas_Beach_by_Thomas_Beach.jpg MorgueFile.com http://www.morguefile.com/ - public domain Geograph http://www.geograph.org.uk/ Creative Commons 2.0 Most of the images on US government web sites are public domain (but do check) NASA http://www.nasa.gov/ - public domain 26 October 2011 Karen Blakeman www.rba.co.uk 19Multicolr Search Lab http://labs.ideeinc.com/multicolr/ : Multicolr Search Lab http://labs.ideeinc.com/multicolr/ Search for up to 5 colours – can adjust proportions of colour No key word searching of content Flickr creative commons images – clicking on an image takes you to its Flickr page 26 October 2011 Karen Blakeman www.rba.co.uk 20Geograph.org.uk: Geograph.org.uk UK and Ireland photos of landmarks and buildings for every Ordnance Survey grid Creative Commons 2.0 26/10/2011 www.rba.co.uk 21Video: Video YouTube, Vimeo.com, DailyMotion.com iTunes, iTunes U Blinkx - http://www.blinkx.com/ good for catching up with news Zuula - http://www.zuula.com/ click on the video tab Browsys Finder http://www.browsys.com/finder/ click on the video tab BBC Motion Gallery - BBC Archive http://www.bbcmotiongallery.com/gallery/home/archives.do NewsFilm Online http://www.nfo.ac.uk/ 26 October 2011 Karen Blakeman www.rba.co.uk 22Google Videos: Google Videos NOT the same as YouTube 26/10/2011 www.rba.co.uk 23Bing Videos: Bing Videos 26/10/2011 www.rba.co.uk 24Mashups and visualizations: Mashups and visualizations Visualizations of data becoming common availability of Open Data and visualization tools Data journalism and data visualization | News | The Guardian http://www.guardian.co.uk/data Flickr: Guardian Datastore http://www.flickr.com/groups/1115946@N24/ Need to know source(s) of data coverage and scope can one access the raw data? what has been down to create the visualization - filters used, subsets, exclusions etc 26/10/2011 www.rba.co.uk 25http://www.flickr.com/groups/guardiandatastore/pool/ : http://www.flickr.com/groups/guardiandatastore/pool/ 26/10/2011 www.rba.co.uk 26 Check the descriptions with the Flickr image for information (if any) on data sources usedMashups e.g. Roadworks Info: Mashups e.g. Roadworks Info http://elgin.gov.uk/ Obvious gaps in coverage - also mentioned in service coverage 26/10/2011 www.rba.co.uk 27Visualisation of results and content: Visualisation of results and content Silobreaker http://www.silobreaker.com/ look at the network on right hand side of the screen Move slider bar to change emphasis – people, companies Microsoft Academic graphs, mindmaps, network maps never mind the poor quality of the data and poor coverage just admire the pretty pictures! Quintura.com http://www.quintura.com/ Cluuz http://www.cluuz.com/ powered by Yahoo! 26/10/2011 www.rba.co.uk 28Quintura: Quintura 26/10/2011 www.rba.co.uk 29Cluuz: Cluuz 26/10/2011 www.rba.co.uk 30Slide 31: 26/10/2011 www.rba.co.uk 31 When are road works not road works? When they are classified as Network Rail bridge works! http://www.flickr.com/photos/rbainfo/5911913498/ CC 3.0 Attribution Non-commercial You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.