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Interactive Readership

For about the past year, I was involved with a really cool group of authors working on a really cool concept. We were building a world together with the plan to have our characters interact and maybe to have others pick up some story lines as guest-posters. 206 more words

Writing

Creative Commons

http://creativecommons.org/

Want to see if a work is in the public domain? Is there something on the Internet that you would like to use yourself? The Creative Commons website is a great place to find out if you are able to use a picture, piece of music, or other source materials. 122 more words

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National Archives Making Thousands of Images Available via Wikimedia Commons

The National Archives has uploaded thousands of images to Wikimedia Commons, making them available free of charge to the general public. 

“By uploading digital content there, we make it readily available for Wikipedia editors to embed in Wikipedia articles, making them far more visible than they are in our own catalog,” said Dominic McDevitt-Parks, digital content specialist and Wikipedian in Residence at NARA.

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Education

Teach Freshmen How to Find and Cite Photographs for Blogs and Sites

Students enjoy creating Google sites and love to fill them full of photographs and illustrations they find on the Internet. Photographs often help to emphasize their story or post. 175 more words

Web 2.0

Creative Commons and Cultural Heritage

I am very pleased to present a post and resource links on Creative Commons by my colleague Jason Baird Jackson.  More and more cultural heritage professionals and students are faced with questions about how to best present original documents for public access and the proper citation and use of internet files.   740 more words

Public Outreach

Jennifer Carey reblogged this on Indiana Jen and commented:

These are some great thoughts about presenting cultural documents and artifacts to the public and how they should be licensed. Interesting ethical questions and dialogue.

Creative Commons and Cultural Heritage

I am very pleased to present a post and resource links on Creative Commons by my colleague Jason Baird Jackson.  More and more cultural heritage professionals and students are faced with questions about how to best present original documents for public access and the proper citation and use of internet files.   740 more words

Public Outreach

Creative Commons Sense

Using Creative Commons licensing for protection and advertising.

Are you missing out on valuable opportunities to let others do your advertising for you?

As a business owner or manager, it is tempting to do everything you can to protect your intellectual property by imposing the most restrictive licensing terms you can source or have your lawyers write. 693 more words

Digital Strategy