The Wheeler Declaration An open university is one in which: 1. the research the university produces is open access 2. the course materials are open educational resources 3. the university embraces free software and open standards 4. if the university holds patents, it readily licenses them for free software, essential medicines, and the public good 5. the university network reflects the open nature of the internet
Creative Commons Links Creative Commons icommons Flickr (Millions of CC licensed photos) Witness Human Rights Videos
Blogs CC Molly Kleinman (Multi-Purpose Librarian) Freedom for IP Freedom to Tinker - Tim Lee / Ed Felton Lessig.org Boing Boing - Cory Doctorow US Bureau Fabulous Bitches Tim Hwang
Get Involved 5 mins – Read blogs and stay up to date 20 mins - Free your own work with CC and help build an open commons 1 hour – Use Fair Use to create a parody or Transformative work Off the Deep End – become a local activist
Credits Sarah Davies - Slides 4-8 and 22 Jishnu Menon - Slides Ideas from SIGGAPH 2008 EFF, CC, FSF, Duke Center for the study of the Public Domain & Internet Archive – Donating Swag
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