Tag Archives: Creative Commons

Open Access Year End Highlights: Coming Up Roses?

How to look geeky on your last day at work? Pick out the year end highlights in Open Access and take much joy in it. A remarkable year, 2011, powerful both in discourse and action around the movement, with far … Continue reading

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Creative Commons Annual Campaign Launched

Do you like Creative Commons? Want it to continue growing? Many people donate as much or as little as they can every year to help keep it up and running so the Creative Commons can continue to provide their tools … Continue reading

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Open Access Comments: June’s Featured News

Open Access Comments is a new website with daily feed of news that will focus on conversations around open access, open licensing, open students, open scientists, open repositories, open libraries and similar open values. I invite you to join the … Continue reading

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Dive Into HTML5 by Mark Pilgrim, With Illustrations from the Public Domain

Mark Pilgrim, Google’s software developer and an advocate of free software, author of books such as Dive Into Python and Dive Into Accessibility, for programmers and web designers, has recently finished his research into HTML5. His new book, Dive Into … Continue reading

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Hargreaves Report on Copyright: The Answer to the Machine is In the Machine

How much has the world changed in the last three hundred years? And how much has the copyright changed if we do not count the slight modification for worse, when the 80’s renewed law left nothing of our collected work … Continue reading

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Lawrence Lessig Discusses Open Access Movement at CERN

Lawrence Lessig, a Harvard professor, and a leader of the free culture movement, held a lecture at CERN recently, discussing the architecture of access to scientific knowledge on the internet. While explaining “how badly we have messed things up” by … Continue reading

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Sparky Awards 2011 Student Video Contest – Call For Entries

2011 call for entries for the 4th annual Sparky Awards has been announced on SPARC media pages. The “Open Up!” video contest is aimed at students who are to present in an imaginative way and in a two-minutes time frame, … Continue reading

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