Online tools and software for dissemination Nick Scott and Jeff Knezovich, ODI Wednesday Workshop 21 November 2007
Agenda <ul><li>Gapminder – visualisation of statistics </li></ul><ul><li>Copyright – ‘Creative Commons’ </li></ul><ul><li>...
Gapminder – visualisation of statistics <ul><li>One more online tool for research </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.gapminder.o...
Copyright – ‘Creative Commons’ <ul><li>What is a creative commons license? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CC is a “some rights rese...
Copyright – ‘Creative Commons’ <ul><li>Attribution . You let others copy, distribute, display, and perform your copyrighte...
<ul><li>Maps </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Maps   </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Images </li></...
Presentations - Materials for use in presentations <ul><li>Example </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Slide on potential effects of bio...
Presentations - Distributing presentations online <ul><li>Once you have completed a presentation, it’s easily shared with ...
Presentations - Distributing presentations online <ul><li>A recent example of a SlideShare slidecast from RAPID: </li></ul...
Blogs – ODI blogs <ul><li>ODI Blog </li></ul><ul><ul><li>‘ commentary from leading  development experts’. </li></ul></ul><...
Blogs – ODI blogs  <ul><li>ODI Blogs offer  an important channel for discussion and rapid dissemination of ODI research fi...
Wikis – Wikipedia  <ul><li>Video explaining basic concepts of Wikis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-...
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A Wednesday Workshop held at ODI on 21 November 2007 to share a few online tools and software for online dissemination of ODI's work.

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Online Tools and Software For Dissemination

  1. 1. Online tools and software for dissemination Nick Scott and Jeff Knezovich, ODI Wednesday Workshop 21 November 2007
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Gapminder – visualisation of statistics </li></ul><ul><li>Copyright – ‘Creative Commons’ </li></ul><ul><li>Presentations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Material for use in presentations: images, maps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Distributing presentations online </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Blogs – ODI blog </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis – Wikipedia </li></ul>
  3. 3. Gapminder – visualisation of statistics <ul><li>One more online tool for research </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.gapminder.org </li></ul><ul><li>Powered by UN Division of Statistics numbers </li></ul><ul><li>Powerful online visualisation tool for statistics in a time series </li></ul><ul><li>Currently can only be used with available UN stats </li></ul>
  4. 4. Copyright – ‘Creative Commons’ <ul><li>What is a creative commons license? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CC is a “some rights reserved” copyright </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It helps you choose what rights you’d like to reserve </li></ul></ul>Video from: http://revver.com/watch/108636/flv/creative-commons-wanna-work-together-remix/
  5. 5. Copyright – ‘Creative Commons’ <ul><li>Attribution . You let others copy, distribute, display, and perform your copyrighted work — and derivative works based upon it — but only if they give credit the way you request. </li></ul><ul><li>Noncommercial . You let others copy, distribute, display, and perform your work — and derivative works based upon it — but for noncommercial purposes only. </li></ul><ul><li>No Derivative Works . You let others copy, distribute, display, and perform only verbatim copies of your work, not derivative works based upon it. </li></ul><ul><li>Share Alike . You allow others to distribute derivative works only under a license identical to the license that governs your work. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Maps </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Maps </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Images </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Rember to check the license T&Cs for any resources you use. </li></ul>Presentations - Materials for use in presentations
  7. 7. Presentations - Materials for use in presentations <ul><li>Example </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Slide on potential effects of biofuels discusses the corn protests in Mexico. </li></ul></ul>Protesters marching against high corn prices, Mexico, 2007 Source: flickr/PHOTOLARTE Source is http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Image:LocationMexico.png
  8. 8. Presentations - Distributing presentations online <ul><li>Once you have completed a presentation, it’s easily shared with others through Slideshare : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Can even ‘slidecast’ a presentation by adding sound and syncing slides </li></ul>
  9. 9. Presentations - Distributing presentations online <ul><li>A recent example of a SlideShare slidecast from RAPID: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net/ODI_Webmaster/lines-of-argument-presentation-at-insights-to-impact-meeting </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Blogs – ODI blogs <ul><li>ODI Blog </li></ul><ul><ul><li>‘ commentary from leading development experts’. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Humanitarian Policy Network (HPN) Online Exchange </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Centre for topical debate among practicioners and policy makers in HPN. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ODI Latin America and the Caribbean Group Blog </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs to raise profile of new ODI group with commentary from researchers and guests. </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Blogs – ODI blogs <ul><li>ODI Blogs offer an important channel for discussion and rapid dissemination of ODI research findings , especially for issues of topical interest. </li></ul><ul><li>There has been policy impact from a few blogs. </li></ul><ul><li>To write a blog, contact your communications officers. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Wikis – Wikipedia <ul><li>Video explaining basic concepts of Wikis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dnL00TdmLY </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Most famous Wiki site – Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First point of reference on many subjects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ODI already has information there: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Overseas_Development_Institute </li></ul></ul>

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