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About the Licences. What is a CC licence? The CC licences provide a simple standardised way for individual creators, companies and institutions to share their work with others on flexible terms without infringing copyright. The licences allow users to reuse, remix and share the content legally. Offering your work under a Creative Commons licence does not mean giving up your copyright. It means permitting users to make use of your material in various ways, but only on certain conditions. Licence terms: baseline permissions and core conditions The CC licences set out the uses that may lawfully be made of the copyright material and specifies the conditions which must be complied with when it is used. There are six standardised CC licences. Each of the CC licences grants certain baseline permissions to users in advance, authorising them to use the material, provided they comply with core conditions, as well as other general terms in the licence. The other core conditions are: Current and previous versions of licences.

3000+ free stock footage, free stock video. 10 Awesome Places to Find Background Music for Video. Video content has exploded in popularity, and it’s no wonder. Consumers find video engaging, compelling and convincing — so much so that they’re anywhere from 64% to 85% more likely to buy after watching a product video. In fact, video on a landing page can boost conversions by an astonishing 80%. Already, companies that use video on their website get 41% more traffic from search results than those that don’t, and by next year, you can expect 74% of all web traffic to be video.

Sure, every smartphone worth its salt has a decent video camera, but the highly competitive content arena today demands top quality content in all formats — including video. There’s a lot to think about, from actually shooting the video to post production, finding copyright free music and more. Equipment quality, lighting expertise, editing skill and audio optimization still matter a great deal (more than ever, in fact). 10 Awesome Places to Find Background Music for Video Free Background Music Sites GerryMusic Opsound.

25 websites to find original free stocks photos | Typeform blog. Digital photos. There are trillions of them out there. Yet finding good-quality, free images that we can use on our websites, social media, and print publications is somehow still difficult. We all know about the big stock photo sites. But we also know that the rights to good photos don’t come cheaply. So, we’ve put together a list of 25 of our favorite websites full of free pics to help you stand out with original, high-res images that don’t cost a cent. 1. Born as one of’s now-famous side projects, Unsplash is a collection of beautiful “do whatever you want” photos. 2. The generosity of photographers is spreading like wildfire. 3.

Visual & UX designer, Daria, has put together a collection of photos that anyone can download and use in their projects. 4. There comes a time in every blogger’s life when all they really need is a picture of a man holding a phone, or a cute puppy on a bed. 5. 6. 7. FreeImages lives up to its nominal promise—it’s full of free images. 8. 9. 10. 11. Collections. Search tools for sounds. Here’s my short survey of some of the current search options for free sounds. My test search keyword was “kitten”. * is clearly the best search tool for Creative Commons sound FX clips. Fast results, excellent tagging and results filters, and easy aural preview. A few of its users obviously upload computer-generated FX (“My synth made a sound that maybe kinda-sounds like a kitten?!”) And those are shown alongside real-world recordings (“Here ikle-bitty kitten, mew into this microphone”).

But the site has a filter tag for “field recording” which can remove the synthetic clips, provided users added the correct tag. It’s also good to see that a potential tidal-wave of “samples” and “beats” — extracted from music or synths — have not been allowed to swamp Content at is hosted locally, which means it’s a big community like OpenClipArt, rather than a search tool like Google Images + Creative Commons filters. Audio cat Like this: Music industry pressure leads to Govt. rethink on copyright - The Industry Observer. Following criticism that the government did not conduct reasonable consultations with the music industry and certain stakeholders, the Turnbull Government’s copyright reform Bill has been hit with a setback.

Schedule 2 of the Copyright Amendment (Disability Access and Other Measures) Bill 2017, which included the proposal to expand safe harbours – and royally mess with artists’ rights – was dropped before an introduction to parliament yesterday. The music industry had been lobbying to have the Bill go through to parliament, with the exclusion of Schedule 2, which relates to the expansion of safe harbours. The initial Bill was proposed as having three parts. Schedules 1 and 3, which relate to (a) streamlining of statutory educational licences, and (b) disability access, are being progressed but Schedule 2 has now been removed. In making the announcement, Senator the Hon.

Creative Commons License Chooser - Google Docs add-on. Copyright shake-up: What you see and hear could be about to change. Australia's copyright laws would be dramatically simplified, the collecting agency placed on probation, and small copyright owners given a forum in which to take on big corporations under a series of sweeping recommendations to be tabled by the government on Tuesday. The Productivity Commission's final report on intellectual property, delivered after a 12-month inquiry, finds that Australian rules that permit the use of copyrighted works only in specific circumstances should be replaced with a broader, US-style "fair use" provision.

This allows the use of extracts from copyrighted books, music and videos in circumstances that are fair. This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button. Caption Settings Dialog Beginning of dialog window. 2016 the planet's warmest year The case for copyright reform Peter Martin explains why Australia's copyright laws are putting it at a competitive disadvantage. Strained relations. It’s official: geo-dodging is a good thing.

The Productivity Commission has called for law reform to make it clear VPN use is legal. The Prime Minister says it already is. If you’re the sort of person who feels guilty about accessing to your favourite TV series using a Virtual Private Network (VPN) to get around geo-blocking arrangements, stop worrying. You’ve got some big hitters on your side. The Productivity Commission (PC) on Friday, as part of a draft report calling for a major overhaul of Australia’s intellectual property laws, concludes we shouldn’t be blocked from viewing content overseas, and the law should be clarified to make clear that it’s not illegal to circumvent geoblocking by streaming services in the US, such as Netflix. • The Apple iPhone is now considered ‘boring’• Lab credited with inventing wi-fi may not escape cuts• One year on, the Apple Watch is a let-down “Stop worrying” says the PM.

Aussies get a bad deal The PC, Australia’s efficiency watchdog, is particularly annoyed by geoblocking. How to get started. Productivity Commission’s copyright recommendations welcomed by Australia’s schools, universities, libraries and technology companies. The Australian Digital Alliance (ADA) welcomes the sensible and much needed proposals for changes to Australia’s copyright law contained in the draft report of the Productivity Commission’s Intellectual Property Arrangement Inquiry, which was released today.

The draft report finds that “Australia’s copyright arrangements are weighed too heavily in favour of copyright owners, to the detriment of the long-term interests of both consumers and intermediate users” and recommends major changes to the Australian copyright system. These include: the introduction of a broad fair use provision to add flexibility to Australia’s copyright system and enshrine user rights; the extension of existing ISP safe harbor provisions to other online service providers;the ending of perpetual copyright terms for unpublished works; andthe adoption of policies to require open access publication of publicly funded research.

The ADA supports these and other recommendations by the Commission. About the ADA. NYPL Release 187k Public Domain Images in Hi-Res. Last week (5th January 2016) the New York Public Library announced the release of more than 187,000 digitisations of public domain works, all available for hi-res download completely free from restrictions.

Accompanying the release is a vast improvement of their browsing interface, allowing you to sort through a myriad of options including, genre, time period, and topic. It is a true joy to use. Furthermore, “to encourage novel uses of our digital resources”, they are running a new Remix Residency program which will be administered by the Library’s digitisation and innovation team, NYPL Labs. As they state in the press release the residency is intended “for artists, information designers, software developers, data scientists, journalists, digital researchers, and others to make transformative and creative uses of digital collections and data,and the public domain assets in particular”.

A wonderful opportunity! CC BY-ND user is free to reproduce, distribute, distribute, display and perform the work in public. However, user must attribute the work in the manner specified by the creator /licensor. No dirivatives or alterations or remixes/remashs of this work allowed CC BY-NC-SA User is free to reproduce, distribute, communicate, display, and perform the work in public and even to make derivative works, remixes or mash ups but user must attribute the work in the manner specified by the creator. User can not use this work for commercial purposes. If user modifies the work, or makes a derivitive work, this work must be released only under a license giving identical cc rights.

CC BY User is free to reproduce, distribute, communicate, display or perform the work in public, or to modify, remix, remash this work and even to use the resulting derivitive work for commercial purposes.User must attribute the work in the manner specified by the creator/licensor. #remixvic | State Library Victoria. Illustration Archive. The 10 Best Sources Of Free, Beautiful Images. If you are a business owner, software designer, app developer or any person who needs free stock images, then you probably have often got headaches finding good image sources. You google different options, and either you end up not finding a satisfactory one or you find sources that charge you. There are thousands of sites that provide you high quality stock images free of cost.

But not many have varieties of good images that you can select from. So with some research, I’ve tried to shortlist ten such sites which can help you find the image you are looking for. Most of the images in these sites are offered under Creative Commons Zero License. 1. Gratisography is my personal favorite image archive. Mainly two photographers (Ryan McGuire and Bells Design) are involved in capturing the images. 2. Unsplash is another source of magnificent images to use for your blog. All the images this source provides fall under Creative Commons Zero license. 3.

Superfamous was designed by Folkert Gorter. CCforFlippedEducators_FINAL.pdf. Explore our digital image pool | State Library Victoria. Search | Collections. 14 Amazingly Free Stock Photo Websites. If you've ever tried searching for free stock photos on the Internet, you probably know what a ridiculous hassle it can be. As a general rule, free stock photos are extremely difficult to find.

A huge portion of the stock photo market is owned by professional companies like Shutterstock and 123RF, who charge $20 or more for a single photo. Even when you can find free stock photos, most are low resolution, watermarked, blurry and, at best, uninspired. Lucky for you, there are a few ways to access high-quality stock photos without any hassle or significant cost. Here's a lovingly curated list of the world's best free stock photo websites for designers, business owners and anyone else: Related: Want Clickable Images? Check Out These 6 Tips. 1. Unsplash adds 10 new royalty-free photos every 10 days and they're almost always of breathtakingly attractive beautiful landscapes.

Searchable? 2. 3. Searchable? 4. Pixabay is a web designer's dream. 5. Photo by John Hope Searchable? 6. Searchable? 7. 8. CommonLit. Photos For Class - The World's Easiest Way to Download Properly Attributed, Creative Common Images. Copyright Subject Guide - RMIT LibGuides - Mobile. Can you include images, figures, diagrams, photographs, journal articles & conference papers into your thesis - YES. The copyright act has fair dealing provisions that allow students to include copyright works into theses for research & study purposes that includes research and examination. Do you need permission to include copyright works into your thesis for examination – NO.

You need permission to use copyright works in your thesis if it is published or used outside of research and study purposes. This includes publishing via the RMIT Research Repository, publishing a chapter as a journal article or chapter, presentation at a conference that is published or presented publicly. What happens if you publish your research as a journal article and then wish to include the article in your thesis? When publishing the final archive copy of your thesis you have two options with regard to images, figures, diagrams, photographs, journal articles & conference papers: 1. How To Attribute Creative Commons Photos | Foter Blog. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Puts 400,000 High-Res Images Online & Makes Them Free to Use - Open Culture. On Friday, The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced that "more than 400,000 high-resolution digital images of public domain works in the Museum’s world-renowned collection may be downloaded directly from the Museum’s website for non-commercial use.

" Even better, the images can be used at no charge (and without getting permission from the museum). In making this announcement, the Met joined other world-class museums in putting put large troves of digital art online. Witness the 87,000 images from the Getty in L.A., the 125,000 Dutch masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum, the 35,000 artistic images from the National Gallery, and the 57,000 works of art on Google Art Project. The Met's online initiative is dubbed "Open Access for Scholarly Content," and, while surfing the Met's digital collections, you'll know if a particular work is free to download if it bears the "OASC" acronym. In an FAQ, the Met provides simple instructions on how to figure that all out.

Happy rummaging. Via Kottke. FlickrCC - red. 5 Tools for Helping Students Find Creative Commons Images. Overview Photos, logos, graphics and images are an important part of any multimedia creation that students produce. A few well placed, high quality images can transform class work from amateur to spectacularly professional. So, unless you plan on taking your own photographs or creating your own artwork, finding legitimate Creative Commons images is an essential digital skill. To help students (and teachers) navigate and understand the often confusing space that is digital copyright, here are five tools that we recommend using to to search, reference, attribute and download Creative Commons images. 1.

Photo Pin is one of the best tools for using with students for both the results it returns and its focus on correct image attribution. 2. Iconfinder is a little different to other Creative Commons image searches as it specializes in returning icons and logos. 3. 4. 5. Links and Next Steps What tools have you used to help students find Creative Commons images? Royalty Free.