CCANZ May newsletter

Creative Commons news

We are delighted to welcome Victoria Leachman and Chris Cormack to the CCANZ Advisory Panel. We held a session at eResearch NZ 2015 about developing Open Educational Resourceson reproducible, open and collaborative science research. Te Papa’s openly licensed Collections Online images are proving hugely popular.

Open Education Road Trip

The Open Education leg of our Creative Commons Road Trip was a great success, with events in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Thank you to everyone who came. If you weren’t able to attend, you can catch up on the slides.

CC in Schools

We’re compiling a list of all Kiwi schools using Creative Commons – more than 90 so far! Please help us by checking and adding to our information.

Latest from NZCommons

In April and May on NZCommons.org.nz we are celebrating open education! There’s lots to read and talk about, and you might even like tocontribute a piece yourself.

Follow NZCommons on Tumblr

NZCommons has a Tumblr blog! We post openly licensed articles, images and gifs from around the commons. Please let us know if you have a Tumblr blog too.

Upcoming events

Join the discussion

At Creative Commons Aotearoa NZ we run an informal email discussion list that you would be very welcome to join. Sign up here.

CC around the world

There has been a dramatic growth in Open Access journals in the first quarter of 2015. Celebrate 350 years of scientific publishing by reading a special Open Access issue of Philosophical Transactionsfrom the Royal Society. Andrew Dubber has contributed to the copyright debate in a series of useful Tweets. Flickr now supports the CC0 copyright waiver and the CC Public Domain Mark.

Help us spread the CC love

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

Icon credit: Daguerreotype Portrait, Tauranga City Libraries. No known copyright.

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