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The British Library has taken an immense volume of digitized images, and released them into the wilds on Flickr for people to use, play with, remix, and just generally do whatever they want to. More than a million images from 17th, 18th and 19th century books have been released in an immense Flickr upload, and the British Library is also hoping that users might be able to help organize and explain them.

The books themselves were digitized by Microsoft as part of a project called 'Mechanical Curator', and each image is tagged with…

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via Imaging Resource News Page http://www.imaging-resource.com/news/2013/12/16/the-british-library-has-put-more-than-one-million-public-domain-images-on-f

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