February newsletter

Creative Commons news

Our book A Quiet Revolution has been distributed in print form to libraries across Aotearoa and is available for free download from MeBooks and theInternet Archive as an ebook.

Join the CCANZ Advisory Panel

We’re looking to appoint a panel member whose focus will be the transparency and openness of the CCANZ project to its various communities. Learn more.

Open Educational Resources Sprints

On 30 April there will be ‘sprints’ held around Aotearoa to create Open Educational Resources that Kiwi teachers can freely share and adapt. Visit oersprint.nz to learn more and sign up!

Latest from NZCommons

Read about copyright for GLAMs, and how Double Farley Creative Partners in Whanganui are using Creative Commons to create Open Educational Resources. We welcome your input.

GIF IT UP winners

We were proud to sponsor the prizes for Kiwi school students in the 2015 GIF IT UP competition, which attracted some marvellous entries!

NetHui 2016

InternetNZ are looking for ideas and comments about what NetHui should look like in 2016.

State of the Commons

Creative Commons international has published its annual report, finding that there are now more than one billion CC-licensed works on the internet.

CC around the world

The Australian draft roadmap for Open Education is open for comment. The artwork from David Bowie’s final album has been released under CC. The Yale Center for British Art has released tens of thousands of images into the public domain. Creative Commons HQ has published its new strategy, ‘Light up our Global Commons’. The Center for Open Data Enterprise is looking for contributions to its global open data map.

Icon credit: Lift Off Levin Hot Air Balloon Fiesta, Trevor Heath, 2010. Licensed CC BY-NC-SA.

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