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Call for photographers! (US based)

Are you a seasoned, professional US-based photographer with experience photographing in school settings? Do you use CC or CC0 licensing? Tweet us your portfolio or send it along to info@creativecommons.org. We’re looking to build a list of photographers for our community to contact for projects, beginning with this specific ask. Please stay tuned for more announcements! … Read More “Call for photographers! (US based)”

“It upholds the dignity of mankind”: the power of OER in West Africa

Open educator and Institute for Open Leadership Fellow Jane-Frances Agbu works as a senior lecturer in health science and coordinates the award-winning Open Educational Resources program at NOUN, the National Open University of Nigeria.  NOUN provides open and distance education to over 180,000 students in the region. Agbu has seen the benefits of open education … Read More ““It upholds the dignity of mankind”: the power of OER in West Africa”

European Commission Copyright Proposal Leaves Users In The Dark

Copyright policy should benefit everyone, not just legacy rightsholders Today the European Commission released its legislative proposal for changes to EU copyright law. The proposal has been introduced as a Directive on copyright in the Digital Single Market. The Directive fails to deliver on the promise for a modern copyright law in Europe. In an ideal … Read More “European Commission Copyright Proposal Leaves Users In The Dark”