Content Sharing – Week 8 Reflection

Posted: May 11, 2012 in Uncategorized

Flickr is an interesting tool which we investigate further as part of our activites in this weeks tutorial. I particulary enjoyed searching for photos that I could reuse under the creative commons licensing criteria. It learn’t how to navigate and investigate photographs, and have a better under of the creative commons licensing criteria also.

The Australian Creative Commons organisation http://creativecommons.org.au/, as stated on their website ” Creative Commons is an international non-profit organisation that provides free licences and tools that copyright owners can use to allow others to share, reuse and remix their material, legally.

Creative Commons Australia is the affiliate that supports Creative Commons in Australia and administers the Australian Creative Commons licences. ” http://creativecommons.org.au/about

The license terms are outlined on this page http://creativecommons.org.au/learn-more/licences Anyone involved in online media, should participate and familiarise themselve on the use of the creative commons licensing.

Under creative commons you should

• credit the creator;

• provide the title of the work;

• provide the URL where the work is hosted;

• indicate the type of licence it is available under and provide a link to the licence (so others can find out the licence terms); and

• keep intact any copyright notice associated with the work.

For more information see http://creativecommons.org.au/content/attributingccmaterials.pdf

The SA government website http://www.sa.gov.au/site/copyright on its Copyright page states that ”

Copyright The Government of South Australia supports and encourages the dissemination and exchange of public sector information, and endorses the use of the Australian Governments Open Access and Licensing Framework by its agencies.

With the exception of the Piping Shrike emblem, images, and other material or devices protected by a trademark and subject to review by the Government of South Australia at all times, the content of this website is licensed under the Creative Commons Australia Attribution 3.0 Licence .

The Government of South Australia requests attribution as ‘Government of South Australia 2011’. All other rights are reserved. The Government of South Australia has undertaken reasonable enquiries to identify material owned by third parties and secure permission for its reproduction. Permission may need to be obtained from third parties to re-use their material.” (SA Government http://www.sa.gov.au/site/copyright 2012)

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