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December newsletter

Creative Commons news Our book A Quiet Revolution: Growing Creative Commons in Aotearoa New Zealand is just about to go to print! Thanks again so much to everyone who supported our crowdfunding campaign. We have a new intern working with us, VUW law student Alec Duncan. Welcome, Alec! Latest from NZCommons Over the past month on […]

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We’re publishing a book about CC in NZ – and we need your help!

This year we’re publishing a book about the development of CC in NZ. It’s called A Quiet Revolution: Growing Creative Commons in Aotearoa and we’ve been working with students of the Whitireia publishing programme on the editing and design. The book sets out the growth of CC in Aotearoa, what’s happening now, and what it means; […]

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CCANZ September newsletter

Creative Commons news We’re working with students of the Whitireia publishing course to publish a book about Creative Commons in Aotearoa! It will primarily be an ebook, but we’re also planning to run a crowdfunding campaign to finance a limited-edition print run. More to follow on this later. Latest from NZCommons There are two new […]

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CCANZ August newsletter

Creative Commons news Our website and the NZCommons website have had a design refresh! (If they look strange, try clearing out your cache.) Visit our resources pageto grab heaps of free, helpful guides to using Creative Commons in your workplace. Librarians can test their knowledge by taking Richard White’s handy quiz on CC! CC licences in […]

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Creative Commons licences translated into te reo Māori

Ko tōu reo, ko tōku reo, te tuakiri tangata. Tīhei uriuri, tīhei nakonako. Creative Commons has published the translation of the Creative Commons 4.0 copyright licences into te reo Māori. This is the first translation of the Creative Commons licences into an indigenous language. The Creative Commons licences are free legal tools that anyone can […]

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CCANZ July newsletter

Creative Commons news The NZ Open Government Data Programme has released a set of training videos. At CCANZ, we’re busy making a video of our own, about CC in Kiwi schools – more on that next month. Latest from NZCommons Lots to read over at NZCommons.org.nz! Learn about how to access content from Aotearoa’s rich on-screen history, […]

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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 […]

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CCANZ May newsletter

Creative Commons news We are delighted to welcome Victoria Leachman and Chris Cormack to the CCANZ Advisory Panel. We held a session at eResearch NZ 2015 about developing Open Educational Resourceson reproducible, open and collaborative science research. Te Papa’s openly licensed Collections Online images are proving hugely popular. Open Education Road Trip The Open Education leg […]

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Creative Commons Road Trip for Kiwi Schools

For the month of March (and a little bit of April), Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand has been travelling around Aotearoa spreading the word about Open Educational Resources for New Zealand schools. In case you didn’t make it to any of these events, we’ve embedded the slides below. Matt McGregor and Elizabeth Heritage, Creative Commons […]

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EPress: Open Access publishing at Unitec

I interviewed Editor-in-Chief Evangelia Papoutsaki and Editorial Assistant Louise Saunders of ePress, an Open Access scholarly publishing house at Unitec. How did your Open Access philosophy develop? The global political economy is one of the key barriers to human social process. Information should be free like the air we breathe and not a market commodity with a profit […]

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