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Manybooks.net Supports Multi-format Texts for Multi-venue Reading

With the advent of more ebook reading devices, sites like Manybooks.net are providing a useful service in transforming digital materials into a variety of electronic formats that can be read by several different ebook readers and mobile devices. All of the 19,000+ ebooks on Manybooks are available for free. Many works are originally sourced from … Read More “Manybooks.net Supports Multi-format Texts for Multi-venue Reading”

Participatory Media Lab launch with ccMixter analysis

Giorgos Cheliotis‘ group at Singapore Management University has launched a site for their Participatory Media Lab, featuring a working paper on ccMixter reuse patterns titled Remix Culture: Creative Reuse and the Licensing of Digital Media in Online Communities (pdf) and including data and visualizations from this and earlier research on open content, previously blogged here … Read More “Participatory Media Lab launch with ccMixter analysis”

Philippine Launch Celebration: a vibrant member of the global commons

Following the unveiling of the Philippine localized Creative Commons licenses in December, citizens will gather on January 14th in Manila to celebrate in full the public launch of the country’s completed licenses and its strides towards fostering the global commons movement. The launch activities are scheduled to take place from 1:00pm to 9:00pm at the … Read More “Philippine Launch Celebration: a vibrant member of the global commons”

Philippine Launch Celebration: a vibrant member of the global commons

San Francisco, CA, USA and Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines — January 14, 2008 Following the unveiling of the Philippine localized Creative Commons licenses in December, citizens of the archipelago will gather today in Manila to celebrate in full the public launch of its completed licenses and the country’s strides towards fostering the global commons … Read More “Philippine Launch Celebration: a vibrant member of the global commons”