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Welcome to the Content Directories The following is a list of organizations and projects powered with Creative Commons licenses. Since Creative Commons does not maintain a database of content and does not store content, we would like CC-community members to help build a directory of projects to help spread the word about CC — hence the CC Content Directories wiki! Please help us fill it out! What is an appropriate entry for Content Directories? Many of the listings in the Content Directories are organizations that provide services using Creative Commons licenses. Not certain that something should be added to this list? How to add an entry to Content Directories To get started, simply add the name of the organization or project in the box below.

How To Find Public Domain/Royalty Free/Creative Commons Video As bandwidth has increased, so has internet users consumption of video. So over the past month, I’ve been cranking out videos about legal issues as a bit of an experiment. It took awhile for me to work it out and they’re still a bit rough – but they are steadily getting better (I hope). The big problem was working out what type of videos I wanted to do. Instead, I decided to explore putting together more “newsreel” style clips with a voiceover. Just in case anyone else out there wanted to produced videos of their own, here’s a listing of the site I’ve been using for Public Domain, Royalty Free, and Creative Commons video: Internet Archive: Moving Images - Archive’s Moving Images library of free movies, films, and videos. As for actually producing the videos – I have a Mac, so naturally I’m using Final Cut Pro for editing. I was initially using a crappy microphone, but the audio sounded so bad I decided to research microphones. All in all, it’s been a fun experiment.

25+ Sources For Creative Commons Content We've talked about about all the ways to design and build your site, but where are you ever going to get content to fill it with? We've gathered 25+ sources of content licensed under Creative Commons. Enjoy! Audio - Thousands of MP3s for you to download and try out smaller bands. - A site to try your hand at mixing and mashing music that is all offered under the CC. - A music site providing free, full-length albums for you to download. - A site filling your MP3 player with Creative Commons licensed music, that allows you to discover old and new music alike. - A site for bands, both signed and unsigned, to be promoted. TheFreeSoundProject - A huge collection of CC licensed sound effects files. General Searches - Known mainly for their "Wayback Machine" as a means for seeing old pages on the net, they have also collected together a huge collection of free-to-use recordings and texts. Images Texts Videos See also:

30+ Places To Find Creative Commons Media This article was written in 2009 and remains one of our most popular posts. If you’re keen to learn more about online tools, you may find this recent article on Google Analytics apps of great interest. In this day and age, it seems everything online has a price associated with it. For those of you unfamiliar with the concept, these are files you can use in the creation of web sites and other media, free of charge. SitePoint has gathered up over 30 of the best resources online for audio, video, images and more for finding just the perfect Creative Commons licensed item for use in your next project. Audio Free audio clips and songs essentially have a limitless amount of uses from playing in the background of videocasts, being the opening theme to a podcast, or they can even just be used as a punctuation when a user clicks on a link. Over 7,000 free audio files as of this writing, all well categorized and easy to navigate. General Searches Images Texts Videos

Unlimited Downloads of Stock Video, Footage, Backgrounds, Music and More - Video Blocks List of Creative Commons Image Directories and Sites Creative Commons Image Libraries Creative Commons images are a special subset of 'free images'. Creative Commons came about as a way to simplify the minefield that is 'free' content (view our listing of free stock photo sites) and allow photographers to provide ('license') their work for free under easy to understand terms which benefit both the photographer and the user. The good people at explain this better, but CC allows photographers and illustrators or creators of any content to clearly license their work, and tag it in such a way that it can be found online easily. For the image user creative commons makes it clear if the images can be used in commercial applications, if changes can be made and in ALL cases an attribution as specified by the creator must be included when the image is used. The details of this attribution are usually displayed along with the image on the source web site often in a series of icons or a link to a licence page: as an example:

Download & Streaming : Moving Image Archive : Internet Archive Programs in  TV News Archive for research and educational purposes. The programs allow users to search across a collection of television news programs dating back to 2009 for research and educational purposes such as fact checking. Users may view short clips, share links to customized short quotes, embed customized short quotes, or borrow a copy of the full program. ( 1 reviews ) Watch full-length feature films, classic shorts, world culture documentaries, World War II propaganda, movie trailers, and films created in just ten hours: These options are all featured in this diverse library! by Internet Archive Feature films, shorts , silent films and trailers are available for viewing and downloading. An analysis of news and public affairs independent from traditional corporate media is available from this diverse video library. Collections of items recorded from television, including commercials, old television shows, government proceedings, and more. Unsorted Television Shows.

Jim Davies: [ home | resume | contact | science | art | personal | email ] Generally I am available on Fridays during the school year, and anytime during vacations and the summer. Email me ( with the talks you are interested in hearing. If you want to hear more than one talk, you might be able to split the costs with another department. Biography: Jim Davies ( is an assistant professor at Carleton University's Institute of Cognitive Science. Science of Imagination (General) Title: A Vision for the Science of Imagination Abstract: Imagination is a crucial process for hypothetical thinking, planning, dreaming, counterfactual thinking, and creativity. Artificial Intelligence Title: Visuo: Quantitative Estimation of Spatial Magnitudes Using Analogical Reasoning Abstract: Visuo is an implemented Python program that models visual reasoning. Education Philosophy JimDavies (

Five Best Personal Project Management Tools untitled 14A002 Five Eyes, No Sight by Jim Davies, 4/12/2014 Five weeks ago one of the world's finest and largest aircraft vanished, taking 239 people with it. The mystery of what went wrong continues to intrigue, and I noticed that from the start, a wide range of people were skeptical not just about the ability of the Malaysian government to explain what took place and locate the airplane, but also its honesty in handling information. Typical comments held that "they know more than they are saying." Five former members of the British Empire - the US, Canada, the UK, Australia and New Zealand - have in fact allied to spy on almost everyone, almost everywhere. So one might imagine this formidable surveillance network could not allow a Boeing 777 to slip through. Flight MH 370 left Malaysian airspace at 1:17 am on March 7th en route to Beijing, soon after which its transponder was turned off and no further radio or cell phone signal was heard from anyone aboard.

Utiliser les licences libres pour un projet éditorial : quels contenus ? quels usages ? quelle diffusion J’ai eu la chance de pouvoir donner récemment une formation au Labo de l’édition consacrée à l’utilisation des licences libres ou de libre diffusion dans le cadre d’un projet éditorial, devant un public composé d’auteurs, d’éditeurs et de porteurs de projets de plateformes numériques ou d’applications. In libris libertas. Par Drewpiter. CC-BY. Source : Flickr. La discussion avec ces professionnelles fut riche et je poste ci-dessous le support que j’ai utilisé pour cette intervention (sous licence CC-BY et donc entièrement réutilisable, modifiable et adaptable). Je me suis efforcé d’expliquer de manière aussi simple que possible le fonctionnement des licences (notamment les Creative Commons) et de montrer quelles pouvaient être leurs applications pratiques dans le cadre d’un projet d’édition de livres (papier et numérique). Like this: J'aime chargement… Ce blog est tenu par : Calimaq - aka Lionel Maurel Juriste & Bibliothécaire.

Government Assets by Jim Davies by Jim Davies Previously by Jim Davies: Diamonds in the Mud Recently there's been a deal of talk about "sovereign default", ie the possibility that whole governments might go belly-up. That would be (alas) only in the sense of deciding not to pay their financial obligations. Something that's not supposed to happen, because every time you and I go to visit our money we are reassured by that pretty sticker on the teller's window, about how bank accounts are well insured. All backed by the "full faith and credit" of the FedGov. So what are the assets of any government? A real entity such as a company of people who agreed to pool resources and engage in peaceful enterprise has both assets and liabilities. That equilibrium can be disturbed, by some unexpected expense. But if something unpredicted happens to a government, how can it cope? Two aspects of this power to tax are worth exploring: where it came from, and whether it has any limits. So much for America. December 8, 2011