How can I add a digital license to my digital creations?

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What is the deal when we post information online? Can anybody use it? This presentation looks at free licensing supplied by Creative Commons and shows how to apply it. It also shows how to find licensed creative works to use on the web.

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How can I add a digital license to my digital creations?

  1. 1. So what’s the deal about licensingsomething on the web?
  2. 2. = COPYRIGHT PROTECTION
  3. 3. 1 want to share mycreations
  4. 4. Sheila Drew’s slide
  5. 5. AttributionAttributionAttributionAttributionAttributionAttributionShare alikeShare alikeNo derivativesNo derivativesNoncommercialNoncommercialNoncommercial
  6. 6. Sheila Drew’s slide
  7. 7. So how does one use theselicenses?
  8. 8. You upload a picture you have taken
  9. 9. You create an educational resourceto share with a license1. What is the name of the birdin the foreground?2. Can you name three othervarieties of this bird?
  10. 10. The person who uses your resourcegives you attribution1. What is the name of the birdin the foreground?2. Can you name three othervarieties of this bird?This work is licensed under aCreative Commons Attirbution 3.0Unported LicenseCitation: Sheila Drew, 2013
  11. 11. Someone else uses and changes yourresource and gives you attribution1. The yellow hornbill on the leftis one of four varieties in sub-Saharan Africa. Name theother varieties2. The large horny bill is the keycharacteristic of this species.What does this suggest abouttheir typical diet?This work is licensed under aCreative Commons Attirbution 3.0Unported LicenseCitation: Fiona Beal, 2013
  12. 12. There is no standard way toformat the attribution of a CC-licensed work, and you canadapt the style or phrasing tosuit your needs.
  13. 13. This is the license we want to use onthe stories on the African StorybookProject websiteIn it’s full meaning this sign means “This workis licensed under a Creative CommonsAttribution-Noncommerical 3.0 UnportedLicense
  14. 14. One more license: Public domainFrom Sheila Drew’s slide
  15. 15. Public domain – must be statedand is irrevocable
  16. 16. So how does one actually put thelicense on one’s work?
  17. 17. Go to http://creativecommons.org/
  18. 18. Follow the prompts
  19. 19. The dangers of using otherpeople’s creations withoutpermission
  20. 20. http://educationaltechnologyguy.blogspot.com
  21. 21. http://www.roniloren.com/blog/2012/7/20/bloggers-beware-you-can-get-sued-for-using-pics-on-your-blog.html
  22. 22. Where can I find CreativeCommons licensed items to use?
  23. 23. http://search.creativecommons.org/
  24. 24. The important words:“Showing Creative Commons-licensed content forcommercial use, adaptation, modification or buildingupon…”
  25. 25. Follow the picture to its license
  26. 26. For further help see:The OER Africa Copyright and licensingtoolkit from Saidehttp://www.oerafrica.org/copyright/CopyrightandLicencingToolkit/tabid/1781/Default.aspx
  27. 27. That’s it for today! Thank you!

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