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Monthly Archives: November 2011
There is no shortage of Australian government agencies and departments adopting open access policies , and we’re glad to showcase two Queensland examples – the Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation (DEEDI) and the Queensland Police Service (QPS). Continue reading
We’d like to extend our thanks to all of you who took the time to attend and participate in the Creative Commons for You, and for Government free public seminar at the National Library on Friday. We were very pleased with the excellent turnout and positive atmosphere evident throughout the whole day.
We also extend a sincere ‘thank you’ to Miles Nicholls (Atlas of Living Australia) and Anthony Baxter (Google.org) Continue reading
From 7 November 2011, all Wired.com staff-produced photos will be released in high-res format on their newly launched public Flickr stream under a CC BY-NC license. And to mark their new licensing policy, they have compiled a gallery of 50 pictures from past Wired stories. Continue reading
Creative Commons international has recently launched its annual fundraising campaign. As the affiliate that supports Creative Commons in Australia, we’d encourage everyone to spread the word about CC international’s campaign, and donate at https://creativecommons.net/donate!
The campaign officially launched on 25 October, and will run for two months until 25 December. CC is offering a limited teal edition of the CC “I love to share” t-shirt to everyone who donates $50 – until supplies run out. Continue reading
On 1 November 2011, UNESCO and the Commonwealth of Learning jointly released the policy document Guidelines for Open Educational Resources (OER) in Higher Education. Timothy Vollmer’s reports on CC News: The purpose of the guidelines is “to encourage decision makers … Continue reading