Entrants created GIFs from copyright-free images and video from the digital libraries’ collections, with entries for seven categories coming in from all over the world.
Here are the winners.
Lillie Le Dorre, from Wellington, won this category with her precocious typing dog. Source material courtesy Archives New Zealand Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga.
PLANES, TRAINS, AND OTHER TRANSPORT
Darren Cole, from the United States, wins this category with his moving (and smoking!) monowheel patent. Source material courtesy the National Archives and Records Administration.
NATURE AND THE ENVIRONMENT
Richard Naples wins this with his elegantly fluttering butterflies. Source material courtesy Smithsonian Libraries via the Biodiversity Heritage Library.
YOUR HOMETOWN, STATE OR PROVINCE
Jason Varone’s mesmerising map overlay of Brooklyn wins this category. Source material courtesy the US Government Printing Office.
GIF USING A STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE
Ron Leunissen from the Netherlands takes this award away with this stereoscopic image of the Pennsylvania Cavalry at Newport News, en route to Puerto Rico to fight in the 1898 Spanish-American War. Source material courtesy Boston Public Library.
WORLD WAR I
The Othmer Library in Philadelphia wins this award with their World War I enlistment dog. Source material courtesy the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources via the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center.
Nono Burling takes away the open category award for this twirling couple, created with the photos taken by Eadweard Muybridge. Source material courtesy University Southern California Libraries.
PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD
Jessica Pyburn’s beautiful snowflake is the winner of the People’s Choice Award for the most liked or re-blogged entry on Tumblr. Source material courtesy Smithsonian Institute.