May 20, 2022

Happy 5th Birthday to the Flickr Commons!

Today, January 16, 2013 is the fifth birthday of the Flickr Commons. Happy Birthday!

The indicommons blog has done a great job rounding up birthday blog posts and link collections from a number of institutions that belong to the Flickr Commons.

You’ll find birthday posts and links to image collections from:

  • The Library of Commons (They made the first post to the Commons on 1/16/2008)
  • State Library of Queensland,
  • National Library of Ireland
  • Smithsonian
  • and Others

Direct to indicommons 5th Birthday Roundup Post

See Also: “My Friend Flickr: A Match Made in Photo Heaven”
Introductory blog post from LC about Flickr Commons (January 16, 2008).

See Also: Flickr Commons: List of Participating Institutions

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.