"A true digital citizen understands how to ethically use the works of others to build his or her own creative products—music, art, video, stories, presentations--and share them with the world.
Just as you’d want others to respect your originality, others expect the same of you when it comes to reusing and remixing their intellectual property. As you create and publish media yourself, please be conscious of how you use the work of others."
"We are a search engine for free photos. These come from many sources and are license-specific. You can view a photo's license by clicking on the license icon, below and left of photos. Membership is free and allows you to rate, tag, collect and comment on photos."
"Understand the connection between CC and copyright law."
"If you’ve wondered where many of those YouTube videos get their background music from, you’ve come to the right place. Music with Creative Commons licenses are music compositions written, produced and shared by people who do not charge anything when you use their music for your own use, commercially or non-commercially."
"With this post, we hope to dispel a few myths and pull together a complete list of resources for teachers and students to use when blogging and working with content online."
The Educator’s Guide to Copyright, Fair Use, and Creative Commons | The Edublogger - http://t.co/fYvK181D
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Open Educational Resources come in many shapes and sizes. This partial list of sources introduces the scope of OER and the organizations cultivating its increasingly vital role in opening higher education up to the greatest number of people worldwide.
This add-in enables you to embed Creative Commons licenses directly into Word, PowerPoint, and Excel documents.
ImageStamper is a free tool for keeping dated, independently verified copies of license conditions associated with creative commons images. You can use it to safeguard your use of free images from license changes, or to prove you are the original image creator.
I try and use as many self created images on DigMo! as I possibly can. Recently I took a series of photos of education related keywords with the view of using them as the background watermark for the key post image.
Rather than keep these images to myself I have decided to share them with other teachers to use on their blogs, as Keynote/PowerPoint backgrounds or on classroom handouts.
The full size .jpg images are 1000 pixels by 667 so can be cropped and resized to suit any website or blog. The images are free for non-commericial, see the creative commons license on flickr for what you can and can’t do with the images.
Cross Collection Discovery (CCD) provides a way to search across Yale's collections of art, natural history, books, and maps, as well as photos, audio, and video documenting people, places, and events that form part of Yale's institutional identity and contribution to scholarship. The content searchable in CCD will grow as additional University departments make use of the service to share Yale's collections with the Yale community and the world.
There are lots of websites that offer free clipart, graphics, animations, photographs, or images for private non-commercial use. Sometimes the images are completely free. Other sites have legitimate "free" resources but require you to create an "account" by registering first.
This page lists resources for high-quality public domain photographs. For each resource here, I tell you what you’ll find and give you tips for using the photos. What kind of tips, you ask, if the photos are public domain? Aren’t they free of all use restrictions? Good question! And the answer is ... yeah, mostly.
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