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  • The Pangolin Reports: CC Journalism About the World’s Most Trafficked Mammal

    Earlier this year, we met Patrick Böhler, a journalist and executive editor of SWI, the international news service of Switzerland’s public broadcaster. In our conversation, we discussed the ways that various media companies and journalistic projects have used Creative Commons licensing to increase public access to their stories. We
    Source: Creative CommonsPublished on 2019-09-25By Eric Steuer
  • One giant leap for docs-kind: OSTI adds search for extracted figures and tables.

    I’ve always appreciated the Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI) for the way they manage and give access to .gov scientific information – and for the fact that they’ve long shared their metadata freely and allowed libraries to download their MARC records in bulk. Now they’ve added *another* feature …
    Source: Free Government InformationPublished on 2019-09-25By James R. Jacobs
  • New Dryad is Here

    The Dryad team has worked over the past year to understand what features are required to best support the research community’s ever-evolving needs. We are proud to announce the launch of our new Dryad platform and we are
    Source: Dryad news and viewsPublished on 2019-09-24By The Dryad Team
  • Crypto Evolution
    At the moment, the cryptocurrency market is developing at high speed, and there are many innovations about it. Many traders want to work with the Crypto World Evolution because it has several new features, and they said that their developers in the company making high profits. If you want to …
    Source: Scholarly Open AccessPublished on 2019-09-24By Stef Brezgov
  • What is a flue heat exchanger
    We’re living a world where our resources are pretty limited, and we’ve come to a time where everything that we use can be and should be recycled. Today we’re talking about something that probably not many of you have heard about before, so let’s not make this introduction any longer …
    Source: Scholarly Open AccessPublished on 2019-09-23By Stef Brezgov
  • People Are Looking At Your LinkedIn Profile. They Might Be Chinese Spies; NPR, September 19, 2019
    Ryan Lucas, NPR; People Are Looking At Your LinkedIn Profile. They Might Be Chinese Spies“Demers took over leadership of the National Security Division in February 2018 after being confirmed by the Senate. Since taking the helm, he has spent a considerable amount of time on China and what he calls
    Source: Intellectual Property and “Open” Movements BlogPublished on 2019-09-20By Kip Currier, PhD, JD
  • Documentary “The Long Road to the Hall of Fame” Available Under CC License

    In 2016, Creative Commons launched a small grant program called “The Awesome Fund.” In total, 19 grants funded a wide range of creative projects led by members of the CC network. The Long Road to the Hall of Fame One of the grant recipients was Réda Zine, an author, director, …
    Source: Creative CommonsPublished on 2019-09-19By Victoria Heath
  • NARA releases Digital Preservation Framework for public comment

    The Archivist of the US (AOTUS) released NARA’s plan for a Digital Preservation Framework consisting of a “Risk and Prioritization Matrix” and 15 File Format Preservation Action Plans. NARA is asking that the public submit comments on NARA’s GitHub site through November 1, 2019. In particular, we are hoping to …
    Source: Free Government InformationPublished on 2019-09-16By James R. Jacobs
  • Grant for the Web, a $100m Plan to Spur New Business Models for Online Creators

    Good news for people and groups working on ways to empower creators: Today, Coil announced Grant for the Web, a new $100 million fund to benefit creators and promote the open Web Monetization standard. Grant
    Source: Creative CommonsPublished on 2019-09-16By Eric Steuer
  • CC Names Cable Green as Interim CEO

    Creative Commons is delighted to welcome Cable Green as the organization’s interim Chief Executive Officer. As we recently announced, Ryan Merkley has stepped down after five years of service as CEO to start a new position at Wikimedia. We are thankful to Ryan for his leadership at CC and excited …
    Source: Creative CommonsPublished on 2019-09-16By Molly Van Houweling

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