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National Library’s new use & reuse policy

On May 20th 2014, the National Library of New Zealand (NLNZ) Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa published its new use and reuse policy. In nine overarching principles, the policy aims to provide clarity and consistency around the use and reuse of the Library’s collections. In line with international ‘open GLAM’ recommendations, principle four advises that ‘negotiations […]

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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 […]

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Te Papa’s openly licensed images

The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa has now made nearly forty thousand images freely downloadable from its Collections Online digital database, giving the public access to the highest-resolution images it can and opening the way for creative reuse. Update as at April 2015: Te Papa has now released over 20,000 images under Creative Commons […]

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Announcing the editorial board for NZCommons

Creative Commons Aotearoa NZ is delighted to announce the founding members of the editorial board of NZCommons: Andy Neale — DigitalNZRichard White — University of OtagoTim McNamara — Science communicationAnton Angelo — University of CanterburyPhilothea Flynn — Heritage and rightsShane Cummings — APNNigel Robertson — University of WaikatoJo Wheway — Maraetai Beach SchoolKaraitiana Taiuru — […]

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Kiwis need Open Access to publicly funded research

Creative Commons Aotearoa NZ is calling for all New Zealanders to have Open Access to publicly funded research. Matt McGregor of Creative Commons Aotearoa NZ says: “From the point of view of the general public, the current system of scholarly publishing is broken. Taxpayers can end up paying for published research three times over: funding […]

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Kiwi novel published under Creative Commons

Kiwi novel published under Creative Commons

Author Thomasin Sleigh has published her debut novel, Ad Lib, under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 licence, with the publishing collective Lawrence and Gibson. Thomasin’s work at Digital NZ to open up Aotearoa’s cultural treasures for sharing and reuse has informed her decision to license her own work under CC. “Publishing Ad Lib under a Creative Commons […]

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CCANZ October newsletter

Creative Commons news The University of Waikato has a new open access mandate. Mark Amery’s visual arts column is now CC-licensed in The Big Idea. Land Information NZ ran a Building Our Footprints competition with students in Christchurch. All Kiwi educators now have access to Pond, the Network for Learning online portal. Latest from NZCommons It’s all go over at NZCommons.org.nz! […]

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CCANZ September newsletter

Introducing our new Communications Lead This month Elizabeth Heritage has joined Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand as our new Comms Lead. Elizabeth joins us from the publishing industry and will be working two days a week. Welcome! We’ve Moved! The new affiliate host of Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand is the Open Education Resource Foundation. Many thanks to our previous […]

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Introducing our new Communications Lead

Kia ora everyone, my name is Elizabeth Heritage and I’m the new Communications Lead here at Creative Commons Aotearoa NZ. Today’s my first day and I’m really excited to get started! I’m a British Kiwi and have lived in the UK and NZ. I’m a publisher by trade, although I have also been a policy […]

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