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CCANZ February newsletter

Creative Commons news We’ve set out our thinking at CCANZ for 2015. March will see the CC Road Trip setting off around the country: we’ll be making a special announcement with all the details soon. The Otago Uni Anatomy Dept has released patterns for anatomy teaching models under CC. Historical maps of Christchurch now available online (and mostly CC […]

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Anatomy teaching model patterns licensed with CC

Fieke Neuman is the Teaching Laboratory Manager at the Department of Anatomy Te Tari Kikokiko at the University of Otago Te Whare Wānanga o Otāgo. Using her background in fashion and design, she has created anatomy teaching models of various human body parts using fabric, metals, and other materials. She has recently released the patterns […]

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CCANZ January newsletter

2014: The Commons in Review Matt McGregor writes for Creative Commons International about NZ’s progress in 2014. The 2015 CCANZ Road Trip Our big news for 2015 is that we’re excited to be bringing Creative Commons events to schools and heritage institutions around the country in March. These talks and workshops will supplement the roll-out of our […]

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CCANZ December newsletter

Thank you for all your support 2014 has been a big year for Creative Commons Aotearoa, and we couldn’t have done it without your help. Tena rawa atu koe. Creative Commons news Creative Commons Aotearoa is calling for Kiwis to have greater access to our nation’s taonga. To support this, we are creating new toolkits […]

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Illustrating with Creative Commons

Berlin-based Kiwi illustrator Judith Carnaby shares her experience with Creative Commons. I first became aware of Creative Commons through reading about Lawrence Lessig and his work. The more I read about the development of Creative Commons and the copyleft movement, the more interested I became in the CC licences as a less restrictive and more inclusive […]

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Kiwis need better access to our nation’s taonga

As part of the National Digital Forum Conference 2014 (25-26 November at Te Papa), Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand is calling for greater openness in the ways Kiwis can access and use digital reproductions of our national taonga held in heritage institutions around the country. “Currently, millions of collection items are locked away because digital […]

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Marsden Online Archive

The University of Otago Library has launched a new online archive that for the first time allows researchers to search and mine Samuel Marsden’s historic journals and letters with technological online tools. The documents, detailing life on the nation’s first missions, were brought back from London more than a century ago by Thomas Hocken and have […]

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Open Glam

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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