On 30 April there will be ‘sprints’ held around Aotearoa to create Open Educational Resources that Kiwi teachers can freely share and adapt. All welcome! Visit oersprint.nz to learn more and sign up to join in.
How Kiwis are using open govt data
The Open Government Information and Data Programme has released a new case study showing the ways in which ThunderMaps is using open traffic, weather and geological data to create a hazard warning app. If you work for a government agency and want to know how you can open up your data, there’s a collection of helpful training videos available online.
Free posters for all!
How’s the wall on your office looking? Would you like a poster about CC licensing to jazz it up a little? Drop us a line and we’ll send you as many A2 posters as you need for free. Spread the love!
In Australia, Monash University has launched its Figshare service for research data management. Read a handy round-up of news and views from Fair Use / Fair Dealing Week (22-26 February). Harvard University reports more than 7 million downloads from DASH, its open access repository.
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