October 2016 newsletter


Creative Commons news

We have lots of workshops coming up (see below): remember you can always request one at your workplace by emailing us on admin@creativecommons.org.nz or filling in this form.

Join the CCANZ Advisory Panel

We’re looking for three new members of our Advisory Panel: could one of them be you? Learn more about expressing your interest.

Mike Wolfe’s talk on Open Access

Last month we were lucky to have Mike Wolfe of the Authors Alliance visit us from the States. Listen here to the talk he gave at the University of Auckland on maximising the impact of your research.

CC workshop for public servants

On Friday 28 October in Wellington we’re running a free workshop on copyright, Creative Commons and Open Access licensing (NZGOAL) for public servants. Register here.

Copyright workshop at NDF

For those of you planning to attend the National Digital Forum conference (and/or anyone in Wellington), please come to our copyright workshop on Monday 21 November. You don’t have to buy a full ticket, you can get one just for the workshop. All welcome!

Upcoming events

Open Data Charter

The NZ government is considering adopting the international Open Data Charter. Learn more.

CC around the world

The Open Library Foundation has been launched to help libraries with Open Source and Open Access projects. The Wellcome Foundation has introduced a set of publisher requirements for OA journals.

Icon credit: “With shooting flame and clouds of smoke, In Mary’s heart the fire awoke Consternation, that it might, Set her Uncle’s house alight.” Cartoon from the Evening Post, 1935, via Papers Past. CC BY-NC-SA.

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