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Copyright for Libraries, Museums and Archives

CCANZ intern Alec Duncan investigates the ways in which NZ copyright law works – or doesn’t – for Aotearoa’s heritage (GLAM) institutions.

Creative Commons and Open Education: Double Farley Creative Partners

Double Farley Creative Partners Ltd Creative Directors Melita Farley and Kevin Double talk about open education and Creative Commons.

New openly licensed ebook on NZ arts and crafts design

Ann Calhoun’s new ebook ‘Arts & Crafts Design: “like yet not like” nature: sources for a New Zealand story’ is licensed CC BY-NC-ND and free to download. She discussed the reasons behind her decision to use open licensing.

GIF IT UP 2015

Unleash your inner digital artist and enter GIF IT UP 2015! Elizabeth Heritage discusses GIFs in the context of Open GLAM in Aotearoa.

Copyright and Open Access

Continuing our theme for Open Access Week 2015, Anton Angelo talks about the difficulties reconciling copyright and Open Access

Open Access in Aotearoa: where we are now

Matt McGregor of Creative Commons Aotearoa NZ interviews Fabiana Kubke, Senior Lecturer in the School of Medical Sciences at the University of Auckland, about the progress of Open Access in NZ: where we are, and what still needs to be done.

Open Access Week is here again!

Take a peek at some of the excellent things happening around the country and the world this week for Open Access Week 2015, including how you can join in!

Copyright in academic publishing

Richard White, Manager, Copyright and Open Access at the University of Otago, gives a general introduction to negotiating copyright in academic publishing.

OER in Australia: Its Time Has Come

OER initiatives are emerging at an increasing rate throughout Australia, both at the government and institutional levels. Unlike NZ, where OER is being implemented organically at a school level with the assistance of Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand (CCANZ), OER in Australia is being implemented by governments and educational bodies as part of the Australian Government Open Licensing Programme, AusGOAL.

Towards a Connected Commons

BY SARAH POWELL Over the last decade the conversation surrounding the reuse of digital collections from cultural heritage institutions has grown louder. The rise of digital technologies has created a friction between the traditional role of the museum, gallery, library or archive as gatekeepers and the expectations placed on them by users for immediate and…