From the Science Commons blog … In a move to make genome research more accessible, Nature Publishing Group (NPG) has introduced a new editorial policy that will put genome research published by Nature under a CC-BY-NC-SA license. The license grants readers the ability to share and remix the material under the following conditions: the work … Read More “NPG introduces a CC license for genome research”
The good folks at GiftTRAP (who we recentlly featured here) are running a Creative Commons Fundraiser Holiday Promotion, where a purchase of “GiftTRAP California Edition” will result in $15 donated to CC, and a case of “GiftTRAP California Edition” (8 copies) will mean $100 donated. A huge thanks is due to GiftTRAP for this awesome … Read More “Buy GiftTRAP California Edition, Donate to CC”
Kudos to Pix-Yu for creating an engaging social networking site where users can easily share photo events. Pix-Yu supports Creative Commons licensing and is promoted as an “online virtual space in which users can share life experiences, events, journeys, holidays and meetings etc, by uploading an unlimited number of pictures.” Flickr has been one of … Read More “Pix-Yu Great Example of Open Photo Sharing”
Free Speech TV just uploaded their new video, “It’s Our Web”, choosing to release it under a CC BY-NC-SA license. The video focuses on current changes happening online, contrasting the increased focus on opening up content with the threats that face this movement. From FSTV: This is a truly pivotal time for the Internet, the … Read More “Free Speech TV: It's Our Web”
Propellerhead Software, makers of electronic-music production tool Reason, have recently re-released their “Teaching Music With Reason” lesson set under a CC BY-NC license. Originally intended for educators teaching courses on electronic music at the high school and college level, “Teaching” was made for Reason 2.5 and provided, among other things, lessons, source material, and student … Read More “"Teaching Music With Reason" Released Under CC-License”
The University of Texas maintains a useful “Copyright Crash Course” through its library website. It’s a great resource, providing a clearinghouse of information on many topics such as ownership and management of copyrights, open access materials, fair use and orphan works, and copyright issues within libraries and universities. Of course, the site lays out the … Read More “Copyright Crash Course”
The third winner of the 2007 CC Swag photo contest is Glutnix! Congratulations! There are only 2 weeks left to participate. If you need new CC swag – check out our online store or donate to our 2007 annual fundraising campaign. Thanks to everyone who has participated so far!