Great news for libraries looking for free-to-use images for their blogs and websites. Getty Images, the largest photo service in the world, is going to make the bulk of their millions of images free to use.
The images will be embeddable and won’t have the watermark that Getty had used before to prohibit use without paying. Embedding a photo will include a footer on the image that attributes it to Getty and also links back to their licensing page.
The collection includes historical images, creative images, and also collections of themed images.
Expect to see the shift to free happening soon. Read more about this at The Verge.
Why libraries are important.
Radio Search Engine is pretty darn cool. Not only do you get a list of the radio stations in your area, but the list provides the songs that are currently playing on those stations. Click and you get to listen to the station live.
Start listening and more options open for you. You can click through and listen to more songs like the one you are currently listening to. You get lists of songs in the same genre and by the same artist.
Keep on exploring and you quickly leave your own region behind. This is hands-on radio that lets you really hear the music you love. Even better, it’s a pretty cool search engine to demo to people who may be more interested in music than in information.