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 We just want to remind everyone that the Olin College group is for members of the Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering ​ We just want to remind everyone that the Olin College group is for members of the Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering ​
 community and is governed by all appropriate rules, regulations and the Honor Code. Any questions should be directed to  community and is governed by all appropriate rules, regulations and the Honor Code. Any questions should be directed to 
-olinimages@olin.edu. Thank you. +[[olinimages@olin.edu]]. Thank you. 
  
 ===== What is Flickr? ===== ===== What is Flickr? =====
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 ===== How do I join Flickr? ===== ===== How do I join Flickr? =====
-Joining flicker is as easy as having a Yahoo! account. ​ If you do not have one, visit http://​www.flickr.com ​ +Joining flicker is as easy as having a Yahoo! account. ​ If you do not have one, visit http://​www.flickr.com ​and click on the **Sign Up** link in the bottom left corner. ​
 ===== How do I join the Olin College group on Flickr? ===== ===== How do I join the Olin College group on Flickr? =====
-Send a request to OlinImageAdmin@olin.edu and you’ll receive an invite with directions on how to proceed.+Send a request to [[OlinImageAdmin@olin.edu]] and you’ll receive an invite with directions on how to proceed.
  
 ===== Using Flickr ===== ===== Using Flickr =====
 +
 The following section describes how to upload images, share them with the Olin College group, and perform other tasks of  The following section describes how to upload images, share them with the Olin College group, and perform other tasks of 
 interest. ​ interest. ​
-Uploading images ​+ 
 +==== Uploading images ​==== 
 + 
 Pictures can be uploaded to Flickr in many ways. For most purposes, Flickr’s standard uploader is the best option. ​ Pictures can be uploaded to Flickr in many ways. For most purposes, Flickr’s standard uploader is the best option. ​
-Go to your account +  - Go to your account 
-Log in to Flickr and click the **Home** tab.  +  ​- ​Log in to Flickr and click the **Home** tab.  
-Go to the uploader +  ​- ​Go to the uploader 
-Click **Upload Photos** on the right side of the page. Information Technology +  ​- ​Click **Upload Photos** on the right side of the page.  
-Last Modified 3/23/09 +  ​- ​Select photos to upload 
-Select photos to upload +  ​- ​Flickr allows you to upload six photos at a time.  
-Flickr allows you to upload six photos at a time. Repeat the process to upload more than six. +    * Repeat the process to upload more than six. 
-For each photo you wish to upload, click **Browse** next to an empty file field and select the appropriate file on your hard  +  ​- ​For each photo you wish to upload, click **Browse** next to an empty file field and select the appropriate file on your hard drive. ​ 
-drive. You can make photo selection easier by right-clicking in the file browser and selecting View > Thumbnails. +    * You can make photo selection easier by right-clicking in the file browser and selecting View->​Thumbnails. 
-You can specify tags for images, which Flick uses to make it easier to find photos. Tags need only be separated by spaces. ​For  +    ​* ​You can specify tags for images, which Flickr ​uses to make it easier to find photos. Tags need only be separated by spaces.  
-instance, tagging a photo with **Olin College** campus trees sunset will accurately describe a photo taken of our campus (Note: ​ +      * For instance, tagging a photo with **Olin College** campus trees sunset will accurately describe a photo taken of our campus (Note: Multiple word tags must be enclosed in quotation marks).  
-Multiple word tags must be enclosed in quotation marks).  +      ​* ​This is a good place to specific tags that will apply to all of the images you are posting. ​ It should also be noted that youcan ​add and edit tags for individual photos at any time after the upload process has been completed. 
-This is a good place to specific tags that will apply to all of the images you are posting. ​ It should also be noted that you +    ​* ​You also have the ability to specify the availability of the images you upload. Will they be **Private** or **Public**? **Private** images can only be viewed by **Family** or **Friends**. ​ 
-can add and edit tags for individual photos at any time after the upload process has been completed. +      * The Olin College group is a **Friend,** so if you intend to post images to the group, you should specify either **Public** or **Private** for **Friends.** Unless you want your photos to be visible to the world, you should make them **Private** and visible to **Friends**. You can change the visibility of photos at any time after they’re uploaded. ​
-You also have the ability to specify the availability of the images you upload. Will they be **Private** or **Public**? **Private** +
-images can only be viewed by **Family** or **Friends**. The Olin College group is a **Friend,** so if you intend to post images to  +
-the group, you should specify either **Public** or **Private** for **Friends.** Unless you want your photos to be visible to the  +
-world, you should make them **Private** and visible to **Friends**. You can change the visibility of photos at any time after  +
-they’re uploaded. ​+
  
 ===== Upload and review ===== ===== Upload and review =====
-Click **Upload** to post the photos. Flickr will indicate that it is uploading and resizing images. When it is done, it will direct you  +  * Click **Upload** to post the photos. ​ 
-to a page where you can edit some properties of the new images. For each image, you can edit the title, description,​ and individual tags. Try to choose a title other than the image’s ​ +    * Flickr will indicate that it is uploading and resizing images. 
-filename (**DSC1125** is hardly descriptive). The description should probably reference the subject of the image as well as any +    * When it is done, it will direct you to a page where you can edit some properties of the new images. 
-events associated with it. +  * For each image, you can edit the **title****description**, and **individual tags** 
 +    * Try to choose a title other than the image’s filename (**DSC1125** is hardly descriptive). ​ 
 +    * The description should probably reference the subject of the image as well as any events associated with it. 
  
 ===== Finish the process ===== ===== Finish the process =====
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 ===== Adding images to the Olin College group photo pool ===== ===== Adding images to the Olin College group photo pool =====
-Adding photos from your collection to the Olin College group photo pool will allow you to share your photos with members of  +Adding photos from your collection to the Olin College group photo pool will allow you to share your photos with members of the group. 
-the group. This allows other members in the group to view, comment, and tag your photos. There are two easy ways you can  + 
-share a photo The first way is described in an excerpt from the Flickr FAQ:  +This allows other members in the group to view, comment, and tag your photos. There are two easy ways you can share a photo  
-Easy! If you're a member of the group, add your photo to the group pool. (If not, join the  + 
-group, because only group members can contribute to the group pool. [This is done by  +The first way is described in an excerpt from the Flickr FAQ:  
-e-mailing a request to OlinImageAdmin@olin.edu)  + 
-The easiest way to add a photo to a group is to go to the photo'​s page and click the **Send ​ +  * Easy! If you're a member of the group, add your photo to the group pool. (If not, join the group, because only group members can contribute to the group pool. [This is done by e-mailing a request to OlinImageAdmin@olin.edu)  
-to Group** button between the photo title and the photo. Then choose the group you want  +  ​* ​The easiest way to add a photo to a group is to go to the photo'​s page and click the **Send to Group** button between the photo title and the photo. Then choose the group you want to send it to, and you're done!  
-to send it to, and you're done!  +  ​* ​Only you and the group administrators can remove a photo from a group pool.  
-Only you and the group administrators can remove a photo from a group pool.  + 
-NOTE: If you share a photo that you marked as private with a group you are a member of,  +  * NOTE: If you share a photo that you marked as private with a group you are a member of, it's as if other group members have full access to that photo. They can add comments, notes, and tags. The photo isn't displayed for people who aren't members of the group. ​ 
-it's as if other group members have full access to that photo. They can add comments, ​ + 
-notes, and tags. The photo isn't displayed for people who aren't members of the group.  +The second way is to use the **Organizr.**.  ​ 
-The second way is to use the **Organizr.**. ​ To access the Flickr **Organizr,​** click on **Organize** tab.   +  * To access the Flickr **Organizr,​** click on **Organize** tab.  
-You will then arrive at the Organizr window. ​ Click on the **Groups** tab. +  ​* ​You will then arrive at the Organizr window.  ​ 
-You will see an icon for the Olin College group.  Beneath ​it is a list of photos (which can be sorted accordingly). ​ To post a  +  * Click on the **Groups** tab. 
-photo to the Olin College group, click on the photo to select it.  Then drag it to the Olin College group icon. Information Technology+   * You will see an icon for the Olin College group, beneath ​it is a list of photos (which can be sorted accordingly). ​       
 +  To post a photo to the Olin College group, click on the photo to select it, then drag it to the Olin College group icon.
  
 ===== Flickr Features ===== ===== Flickr Features =====
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 ===== Photo Organization ===== ===== Photo Organization =====
-. + 
-You can organize your photos using sets.  Sets are easy to create.  To begin organizing your photos, click on the **Organize** tab.  +You can organize your photos using sets. Sets are easy to create, to begin organizing your photos
-Once there, click on the **Create New Set** button. ​ Name your set, and then click and drag photos from the bottom of the  +  * Click on the **Organize** tab. 
-page into the set.  +  * Click on the **Create New Set** button.  ​ 
-You can delete sets without worry. ​ Deleting a set will not delete the photos inside of it.   +  * Name your set 
-It will simply disassociate the photos from the set.+  * Click and drag photos from the bottom of the page into the set.  
 + 
 +You can delete sets without worry. ​ Deleting a set will not delete the photos inside of it. It will simply disassociate the photos from the set.
    
 ===== Geotagging ===== ===== Geotagging =====
 +
 Geotagging is a feature that allows you to pin the location of a photo on a map of the world. ​ Placing a photo on a map is  Geotagging is a feature that allows you to pin the location of a photo on a map of the world. ​ Placing a photo on a map is 
-easy Click on the **Organizr** tab and then click on **Map.** Find a location using the map’s search box.   ​Once your location ​ +easy
-appears, drag a photo to the location and it will be geotagged and placed on the map. +  Click on the **Organizr** tab 
-By double-clicking on the photo, you can adjust the title, tags, permissions and other data  +  * Click on **Map**  
-as well. +  ​* Find a location using the map’s search box. 
 +  * Once your location appears, drag a photo to the location and it will be geotagged and placed on the map. 
 + 
 +By double-clicking on the photo, you can adjust the title, tags, permissions and other data as well. 
  
 ===== Feedback ===== ===== Feedback =====
 Please send all feedback to OlinImages@olin.edu. ​ Please send all feedback to OlinImages@olin.edu. ​