CCANZ June newsletter

Creative Commons news

Thanks to everyone who came to one of our CC workshops in Invercargill – next we are heading to Northland! The NZ Open Government Data Progamme has announced v2 of NZGOAL. Our intern, Hunter Wilson-Burke, has given us his views as a VUW student on open education. Te Papa filmed a GLAM session of the CC Road Trip.

Free CC workshops for Kiwi schools

We’re thrilled to announce that we’re now offering free Creative Commons workshops for Kiwi schools across the country. We will come to you and answer all your copyright licensing questions. Contact us to book your school’s workshop now!

Latest from NZCommons

Lots to read and mull over at NZCommons.org.nz! April and May were themed open education, and we have articles from around NZ and the world. June and July will be themed open GLAM, so stay tuned! While you’re there, why not contribute a piece yourself?

Upcoming events

Free CC clinics for schools

We’ve just launched weekly ‘clinics’ using Google Hangouts to enable teachers, librarians and school leaders to pop in on their lunch hour or after school and ask questions. Book your place here.

CC around the world

Knowledge Unlatched (profiled on NZCommons) has announced almost 30,000 downloads of its pilot collection of Open Access scholarly books. CC Tanzania is expanding its Open Educational Resources training programme to more primary schools. The Confederation of Open Access Repositories has produced a report on institutional repositories globally.

Icon credit: Miss Winter 1911, Herman John Schmidt. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries 31-65951. No known copyright restrictions.

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