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How can I add a digital license to my digital writing

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This is part of a webinar presentation for a Digital Storytelling and the African

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How can I add a digital license to my digital writing

  1. 1. So what’s the deal about licensing something on the web?
  2. 2. = COPYRIGHT PROTECTION
  3. 3. 1 wanttoshare mycreations
  4. 4. Sheila Drew’s slide
  5. 5. Attribution Attribution Attribution Attribution Attribution Attribution Share alike Share alike No derivatives No derivatives Noncommercial Noncommercial Noncommercial
  6. 6. Sheila Drew’s slide
  7. 7. So how does one use these licenses?
  8. 8. You upload a picture you have taken
  9. 9. You create an educational resource to share with a license 1. What is the name of the bird in the foreground? 2. Can you name three other varieties of this bird?
  10. 10. The person who uses your resource gives you attribution 1. What is the name of the bird in the foreground? 2. Can you name three other varieties of this bird? This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attirbution 3.0 Unported License Citation: Sheila Drew, 2013
  11. 11. Someone else uses and changes your resource and gives you attribution 1. The yellow hornbill on the left is one of four varieties in sub- Saharan Africa. Name the other varieties 2. The large horny bill is the key characteristic of this species. What does this suggest about their typical diet? This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attirbution 3.0 Unported License Citation: Sheila Drew, 2013
  12. 12. There is no standard way to format the attribution of a CC-licensed work, and you can adapt the style or phrasing to suit your needs.
  13. 13. This is the license we want to use on the stories on the African Storybook Project website In it’s full meaning this sign means “This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommerical 3.0 Unported License
  14. 14. One more license: Public domain From Sheila Drew’s slide
  15. 15. Public domain – must be stated and is irrevocable
  16. 16. So how does one actually put the license on one’s work?
  17. 17. Go to http://creativecommons.org/
  18. 18. Follow the prompts
  19. 19. The dangers of using other people’s creations without permission
  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 Creative Commons licensed items to use?
  23. 23. http://search.creativecommons.org/
  24. 24. The important words: “Showing Creative Commons-licensed content for commercial use, adaptation, modification or building upon…”
  25. 25. Follow the picture to its license
  26. 26. For further help see: The OER Africa Copyright and licensing toolkit from Saide http://www.oerafrica.org/copyright/CopyrightandLic encingToolkit/tabid/1781/Default.aspx
  27. 27. That’s it for today! Thank you!

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