PictureSandbox

April’s most sophisticated Flickr/CC mashup yet has relaunched with angel funding as PictureSandbox.com with cool tools to find and reuse CC licensed photos in lightboxes, cards, and more.

Learn computers with pictures

In Pictures has published 22 computer books under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.5 license. These books cover computer basics with several operating systems, productivity applications and basic web design and programming. These books make maximum use of images. A quote published at DesktopLinux and elsewhere explains: Most computer books contain 50,000 to 100,000 words, but … Read More “Learn computers with pictures”

Let’s make some clothes: Joost de Cock on Make my Pattern

The delightfully quirky sewing site Make my Pattern.com is the work of self-proclaimed “sewcialist” Joost de Cock, a Belgian designer with a flair for fashion. When he started Make my Pattern, de Cock set out to solve a major issue for amateur sewers: patterns fit best when hand-drafted, but hand-drafting is inaccessible to most hobbyists. … Read More “Let’s make some clothes: Joost de Cock on Make my Pattern”

Arts & Culture Resources

Film Music Photography DeviantART deviantART is an online community dedicated to showcasing art as prints, videos and literature. CC license options are built into deviantArt’s UI, allowing users to set the permissions they want their works to carry. Naturally, different users choose different options for their works, including All Rights Reserved. Fotopedia Fotopedia is a … Read More “Arts & Culture Resources”

Education / OER Resources

1. General Search 1.1 Google Many people start out looking for OER using Google. A general search with Google returns vast amounts of resources, most of which are not openly licensed for reuse. If you want to use Google to search for openly licensed resources we recommend you use: Google Advanced Search Scroll down in … Read More “Education / OER Resources”