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Training: Open Licenses for Artists, Musicians and Creators

Curious about Creative Commons licenses? Join Creative Commons staff for an overview of the six CC licenses and two public domain tools. We will describe the CC license and tool elements, their legal, machine-readable, and human-readable layers, as well as show practical use cases for each of the licenses and tools. Participants will engage in … Read More “Training: Open Licenses for Artists, Musicians and Creators”

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CC’s #BetterSharing Collection | February: Sharing Brightens The Future

As part of our #20CC anniversary, last year we joined forces with Fine Acts to spark a global dialogue on what better sharing looks like in action. Our #BetterSharing collection of illustrations was the result — we gathered insights from 12 prominent open advocates around the world and tasked 12 renowned artists who embrace openness … Read More “CC’s #BetterSharing Collection | February: Sharing Brightens The Future”

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¿Interasado en ser voluntario en la formación de la Cumbre Global CC en la Ciudad de México?

[Read this post in English >] ¿Ya escuchaste la emocionante noticia de que el CC Global Summit 2023 será en la Ciudad de México? Ahora tienes la oportunidad de ser voluntario y formar parte de  los comités que ayudarán a dar forma al programa y podrás evaluar las solicitudes de becas para futuros participantes. Los … Read More “¿Interasado en ser voluntario en la formación de la Cumbre Global CC en la Ciudad de México?”

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Volunteer to Help Shape CC’s Global Summit in Mexico City

[Lee esta entrada en español >] You’ve heard the exciting news that the 2023 CC Global Summit will be in Mexico City? Now you have the opportunity to volunteer to join the committees  that will help shape the program and evaluate applications for participant scholarships. Volunteers are essential to ensure that the CC Summit reflects … Read More “Volunteer to Help Shape CC’s Global Summit in Mexico City”

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Scanning 3D: Cultural Heritage Preservation, Access and Revitalization

On 7 February 2023, Creative Commons will host a panel discussion on 3D scanning, preservation, access and revitalization of cultural heritage. As 3D technologies advance and cultural heritage institutions around the world seek better ways to enable people to engage with their collections, we also see cultural artifacts threatened by global climate change, armed conflict, … Read More “Scanning 3D: Cultural Heritage Preservation, Access and Revitalization”

CC Open Education Platform Lightning Talks: Join us on 2 February 2023

The Creative Commons Open Education Platform community welcomes you to our Lightning Talks, or seven-minute presentations on specific updates or stories in open education. Kicking off our Lightning Talks series for 2023, presenters will highlight: open educational resources (OER) as tools for social justice, work/life balance, climate change and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals … Read More “CC Open Education Platform Lightning Talks: Join us on 2 February 2023”

CC’s #BetterSharing Collection | January: Open Palms, Not Clutching Fists

As part of #20CC, last year we joined forces with Fine Acts to spark a global dialogue on what better sharing looks like in action. Our #BetterSharing collection of illustrations was the result — we gathered insights from 12 prominent open advocates around the world and tasked 12 renowned artists who embrace openness with transforming … Read More “CC’s #BetterSharing Collection | January: Open Palms, Not Clutching Fists”

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Aparta la fecha: la Cumbre Global de Creative Commons 2023 llegará a la Ciudad de México

[Read this post in English >] La Cumbre Global de Creative Commons volverá a ser un evento presencial este 2023, y esta vez se llevará a cabo en una de las ciudades más imponentes y llenas de cultura del mundo: ¡la Ciudad de México! Del 3 al 6 de octubre de 2023, nos reuniremos en … Read More “Aparta la fecha: la Cumbre Global de Creative Commons 2023 llegará a la Ciudad de México”