Hi Kerry and all (esp Queenslanders),
I've now done a batch upload of everything marked as "copyright expired"
(~4600 images).  The Commons category is here:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Photographic_material_from_the_Queensland_State_Archives
I'd appreciate any help in categorization.
Toby


On Fri, Feb 22, 2013 at 2:18 PM, Toby Hudson <tob...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks Kerry,
> The full image collection looks consistently formatted, so might be easy
> enough to import as a batch upload:
> http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Batch_uploading (checking for
> copyright expiry each time).  Let me know if anyone wants to pursue this.
> Toby
>
> On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 10:43 AM, Kerry Raymond 
> <kerry.raym...@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>>  Queensland State Archives are putting some of their image collection on
>> Flickr:****
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>> http://www.flickr.com/photos/queenslandstatearchives/****
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>> The good news for us is that many of the older ones are CC-BY (newer ones
>> are “All rights reserved”). ****
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>> And there is a much larger image (and other digitised documents)
>> collection on the QSA’s website:****
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>> http://www.archivessearch.qld.gov.au/Image/ImageBasicSearch.aspx****
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>> where it seems the older photos are labelled “Copyright expired” without
>> any requirement for attribution being mentioned. Not sure why there would
>> be this difference, but I guess it doesn’t matter too much either way for
>> loading onto Commons.****
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>> Tip for the novice on the QSA website, there are 2 types of searches: one
>> on the catalogue and one on the digital collection. Make sure you are using
>> the “image search” (digital collection) and not the “archive search” (paper
>> collection), unfortunately the way they do the linking between pages can
>> sometimes switch you back into “archive search” mode and you wonder why you
>> can’t find something you found earlier.****
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>> Kerry****
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