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  Sharing community and breaking the fast: CC Jordan’s 2019 Iftar Just last month, Muslims all over the world celebrated the holy month of Ramadan, the month of prosperity, sharing and spiritual healing. Since 2010, Arab world–based Creative Commons communities have celebrated Ramadan by organizing … Source: Creative CommonsPublished on 2019-06-17By Razan Hadid Creative Commons CEO Ryan Merkley named as Harvard Berkman Klein Center affiliate We’re happy to announce that Creative Commons CEO Ryan Merkley has been named as a … Read More

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  Creative Commons CEO Ryan Merkley named as Harvard Berkman Klein Center affiliate We’re happy to announce that Creative Commons CEO Ryan Merkley has been named as a Harvard Berkman Klein Center affiliate for the 2019-2020 academic year. His research and writing will focus on models for sustainability … Source: Creative CommonsPublished on 2019-06-13By Eric Steuer Progress Soars on Official Translations of 4.0 and CC0! Creative Commons welcomes progress on official language translations of both 4.0 and CC0 due to … Read More

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  Progress Soars on Official Translations of 4.0 and CC0! Creative Commons welcomes progress on official language translations of both 4.0 and CC0 due to our dedicated network of volunteers and a commitment by the European Commission (EC) to ensure the legal code for each … Source: Creative CommonsPublished on 2019-06-11By Diane Peters Welcome the Official Spanish Language Translation of CC0! (¡Les damos la bienvenida a la traducción oficial de CC al idioma castellano!) The official Spanish language translation of … Read More

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  New additions to the Dryad community The Dryad community is expanding and diversifying! We’re excited to announce both the addition of a new institutional member and the results of our recent Board of Directors election. New international institutional member KAUST (The King Abdullah University of Science and Technology) has officially joined Dryad, thus furthering their aspirations … Source: Dryad news and viewsPublished on 2019-06-07By Elizabeth Hull Mysterious Publisher Launches with 44 Journals I received several tips recently about a … Read More

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  Scam Publisher OMICS International Buying Legitimate Journals Hyderabad, India-based open-access publisher OMICS International is on a buying spree, snatching up legitimate scholarly journals and publishers, incorporating them into its mega-fleet of bogus, exploitative, and low-quality publications. Sources indicate that OMICS has purchased the publisher Pulsus Group. In February, 2016, I reported on some strange activity surrounding the Canadian publisher Andrew John Publishing. Now … Source: Scholarly Open AccessPublished on 2019-06-05By Stef Brezgov Would You Take a Cancer Cure Proven Effective in a Predatory Journal? I … Read More

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