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  • 1. Open Content
  • 2. What makes it “Open”?
  • 3. Copyrighted material
    Open Content is not “Free” for your use, it is “Pre-licensed” for your use.
    Copyright holders are not giving up their intellectual property rights; they are exercising them by clarifying who can use their materials and under what conditions
  • 4. The Public Domain
    No Known Copyright Restrictions
    Expired Copyright
    Works of the U.S. Government
    http://www.flickr.com/commons/usage/
  • 5. Fair Use and the TEACH Act
    Fair Use (four factors)
    The purpose and character of the use, including whether such use is of commercial nature or is for nonprofit educational purposes
    The nature of the copyrighted work
    The amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole
    The effect of the use upon the potential market for, or value of, the copyrighted work
    Fair Use in regards to Distance Education: TEACH Act
    http://www.ala.org/ala/issuesadvocacy/copyright/teachact/index.cfm
  • 6. Open Licensing Options
    GNU Software Licenses and Copyleft
    http://www.gnu.org/licenses/license-list.html#OtherLicenses
  • 7. Creative Commons
    Attribution - BY
    Share Alike – SA
    Non-Commercial – NC
    No Derivative Works – ND
    http://creativecommons.org/about/licenses/
  • 8. Bringing something new to the table…
  • 9. Where can I find Open Content?
    Audio (music) http://ccmixter.org/
    Courses:http://oli.web.cmu.edu/openlearning/http://www.ocwsearch.com/api/search
    Textbooks:http://collegeopentextbooks.org/mathbooks.htmlhttp://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Main_Pagehttp://www.flatworldknowledge.com/cataloghttp://www.studentpirgs.org/open-textbooks/catalog
    Journal Articles:http://oro.open.ac.uk/cgi/search/advanced
  • 10. More places to look…
    Images:
    http://www.google.com/advanced_image_search?hl=en
    Everything:
    http://www.folksemantic.com/
    http://search.creativecommons.org/
  • 11. Attribution & Use
    http://wiki.creativecommons.org/FFAQ#How_do_I_properly_attribute_a_Creative_Commons_licensed_work.3F
  • 12. Images:
    BY-NC-SA by matthileo
    BY-NC-SA by sam.d
    BY-NC-SA by MonkeyEggplant