Internet Brands and Wikimedia: BY-SA Withstands Scrutiny

Yelabuga Medieval Tower / Ерней / Public Domain, via Wikimedia Commons Every day, millions of people rely on CC licenses for all manner of sharing, from merely redistributing recordings or using images found on Flickr in presentations, to leveraging massive collaborative works developed on wikis in educational settings. All of this normally happens very quietly … Read More “Internet Brands and Wikimedia: BY-SA Withstands Scrutiny”

Australian Broadcasting Corporation releases archival news footage under Creative Commons

ABC Mobile Studio Caravan provided by Australian Broadcasting Corporation / CC BY-SA This is one for all those interested in the use of CC licences by archives, broadcasters or news organisations. CC Australia has just announced that the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Australia’s largest public broadcaster and news service, has used Wikimedia Commons to release a … Read More “Australian Broadcasting Corporation releases archival news footage under Creative Commons”

Thanks to Creative Commons, OER university will provide free learning with formal academic credit

Creative Commons licenses are enabling an international partnership of accredited universities, colleges and polytechnics to provide free learning opportunities for students worldwide with pathways to formal academic credit. The OER university (OERu) will create a parallel learning universe for learners who cannot afford a tertiary education by offering CC-licensed courses — with the opportunity to … Read More “Thanks to Creative Commons, OER university will provide free learning with formal academic credit”

Sharing and remixing class notes on GoodSemester under Creative Commons

GoodSemester, a new learning platform geared toward academic productivity, has just announced Creative Commons note sharing, copying and remixing. GoodSemester allows learners to find, copy and modify CC-licensed notes throughout its learning service, then integrate these notes directly into their classes. The default license for all new notes created on GoodSemester is CC BY-SA. While … Read More “Sharing and remixing class notes on GoodSemester under Creative Commons”