[Clipart] Librarian jobs

jon at rejon.org jon at rejon.org
Fri Jul 23 16:10:27 PDT 2010


On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 5:54 PM, Leonardo Cunha <laobcunha at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am reviewing and fixing those images with media/svg/image/etc. tags and I
> found an offensive comment:
> http://www.openclipart.org/detail/83
> I don´t know if I have the rights to erase it (or even if I should erase
> it), so any help will be appreciated.

I don't think so.

> Thanks in advance.
> One more question: are librarians allowed to add "sports2010" (or the
> respective "monthly package tag") to a new image that should/could have
> received that tag? Or is that an uploader decision only?

totally, tag away

> Best regards,
> Leonardo Cunha
> 2010/6/2 chovynz <chovynz at gmail.com>
>> Hi all
>> Here's an update on the list of easy job's I've identified that can be
>> done as a Librarian, or as an editor of your own clipart. This list comes
>> from various discussions on the mailling list and things I personally have
>> noticed and want done to improve the site. It may be possible to do this in
>> the database itself, but we can help out by doing it manually too. You can
>> copy and paste these search queries into the address bar to get a good
>> indication of the clipart that needs doing. It's not exact, but it's good
>> enough.
>> Be smart, use a Find and Replace function in a word processor for many
>> jobs. I.e. instead of editing the longer tag lists by hand, copy the tag
>> list into a word processor, find and replace all commas with a commaspace,
>> remove unecessary tags, then paste back into the cliparts' tag list.
>> 1. Replace underscore character "_" with a space character " " in any
>> clipart titles.
>> Change the Upload Name entry.
>> This will enable long titles to be able to break when there is too much
>> words for the CSS to be able to handle effectively.
>> http://www.openclipart.org/search/?query=_
>> 2. Remove tags such as media, public_domain, svg, image, png
>> This will clean up the tag list for better categorisations, clearer
>> searches, less tag weight on things that aren't relevant to the clipart in
>> question. These tags are leftovers from the old OCAL cchost system and are
>> not necessary in this new OCAL system. You will be able to remove these
>> often at the same time as replacing the commas.
>> http://www.openclipart.org/search/?query=media
>> http://www.openclipart.org/search/?query=public_domain
>> http://www.openclipart.org/search/?query=svg
>> http://www.openclipart.org/search/?query=image
>> http://www.openclipart.org/search/?query=png
>> 3. Add a space after each comma to all tag lists that have this format
>> "tag,tag,tag,tag". We want this "tag, tag, tag, tag"
>> This will stop the tag lists of each clipart breaking the page. This
>> format is leftover from the old OCAL cchost system and doesn't look very
>> good on our new system.
>> Compare : First Example and Second Example
>> 4. Add descriptions to cliparts that are missing it.
>> The search searches descriptions as well as other fields. To have a
>> description will help people find the clipart.
>> 5. Request that people upload clipart separately.
>> Or do it yourself.
>> 6. Tag copyright infringeing clipart. Then Notify the mailing list.
>> More eyes = faster finding and dealing with infringement. All cliparts
>> should be public domain.
>> 7. Let the mailing list know what you've hidden.
>> This is for better accountability and finding. We are doing the best we
>> can but sometimes we make mistakes and others can pick up on that, so that
>> we can get accurate info.
>> 8. Notify Mailing list of any cliparts that have a remix on them that need
>> sorting out, or unlinking. Same with any cliparts that need linking up.
>> Sweet! I know it looks like alot, but it's not really, when you do it a
>> little a day.
>> Cheers
>> Chovynz
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