eIFL.net on Open Access, Open Education, and Creative Commons

In April, ccLearn crossed telephone lines with Italy and Ukraine for the first time. Executive Director Ahrash Bissell spoke with eIFL.net, Electronic Information for Libraries, an international nonprofit organization whose interests, among many, lie in open access publishing and fair and balanced intellectual property laws for libraries. Below is a follow-up interview over email with … Read More “eIFL.net on Open Access, Open Education, and Creative Commons”

ccLearn Workshop at Stanford's Open Source Lab Tomorrow

ccLearn‘s Executive Director, Ahrash Bissell, will give a talk at Open Source Lab’s fourth official workshop, a series that features various speakers promoting openness across a variety of fields. The Open Source Lab at Stanford was founded just last November, and already hosts video content from three past workshops on their site. The ccLearn workshop will … Read More “ccLearn Workshop at Stanford's Open Source Lab Tomorrow”

"Attribution Only" as Default Policy—Otago Polytechnic on the How and Why of CC BY

A month ago, I blogged about CC’s Role in Open Access at Otago Polytechnic; specifically, on their adoption of CC BY as their default IP policy. For those who don’t already know, Otago Polytechnic made a novel decision last year to essentially reverse the standard policy of most educational institutions. While other university staff must … Read More “"Attribution Only" as Default Policy—Otago Polytechnic on the How and Why of CC BY”

"Attribution Only" as Default Policy—Otago Polytechnic on the How and Why of CC BY

A month ago, I blogged about CC’s Role in Open Access at Otago Polytechnic; specifically, on their adoption of CC BY as their default IP policy. For those who don’t already know, Otago Polytechnic made a novel decision last year to essentially reverse the standard policy of most educational institutions. While other university staff must … Read More “"Attribution Only" as Default Policy—Otago Polytechnic on the How and Why of CC BY”

Announcing ccLearn – the education division of Creative Commons

Creative Commons is pleased to announce the launch of a new division focused on education: ccLearn. ccLearn is dedicated to realizing the full potential of the Internet to support open learning and open educational resources (OER). Our mission is to minimize barriers to sharing and reuse of educational materials — legal barriers, technical barriers, and … Read More “Announcing ccLearn – the education division of Creative Commons”