CCANZ November newsletter

Creative Commons NZ news

The University of Canterbury has instituted mandatory deposit of academic research. Lincoln University has passed a wide-ranging Open Access policy. Kiwi author Thomasin Sleigh has published her novel Ad Lib under CC.

Latest from NZCommons

There are heaps of new articles over at NZCommons.org.nz! Learn about the Open Government Partnership, CC and the courts, and why Open Access is good for Kiwi students, businesses and journalists. If you have thoughts and expertise to share, we’d love you to contribute a piece yourself.

Upcoming events

CC around the world

Liecester City Council has become the first UK local authority to permit its school employees to openly license their resources using CC BY 4.0. The National Library of Scotland has started releasing historical photographs into the public domain using a CC0 licence. The British Museum has released 3D models of some of its collection items under CC licences.

Open Access Week 2014

20-26 October was Open Access Week internationally: a big thank-you to everyone who helped make it a success here in Aotearoa! Have a read of the CCANZ press release calling for all Kiwis to have access to all publicly funded research, and the OA Week articles onNZCommons.org.nz.

Editorial Board for NZCommons

We’re delighted to announce an editorial board for the community discussion website NZCommons.org.nz. Welcome and thank you to everyone involved!

Help us spread the CC love

Would you be interested in delivering a Creative Commons workshop once every 3-4 months? We provide full training and resources. If so, please get in touch!

Icon credit: Pacific Princess Peg Doll by Analese Fon, 2011. Te Papa GH017390. Licensed CC BY-NC-ND.

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