Finding Creative Commons Images


This is from a presentation I did last week. There are some wonderful reasons and resources supporting creative commons in general and images are wonderful fun!

Here are the links most used in the presentation.

Creative Commons: Licensing: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/
Choose a Creative Commons License: http://creativecommons.org/choose/

Examples of Why CC is Good

OER Commons: http://www.oercommons.org/
Open Educational Resources Africa: AgShare: http://www.oerafrica.org/Default.aspx? alias=www.oerafrica.org/agshare

More Reasons to Support CC

When using open source makes you an enemy of the state: http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/blog/2010/feb/23/opensource-intellectual-property
Open Video Alliance: Irony: Wireside Chat with Lawrence Lessig Silenced by Copyright: http://openvideoalliance.org/2010/03/irony- wireside-chat-with-lawrence-lessig-silenced-by- copyright/?l=es
Related Links:
http://openvideoalliance.org/event/lessig_live/
http://blip.tv/file/3283837
Bogus Copyright Claim Silences Yet Another Larry Lessig YouTube Presentation: http://techdirt.com/articles/20100302/0354498358.shtml

Finding Images

Google Example: http://www.google.com/search? as_rights=(cc_publicdomain%7Ccc_attribute %7Ccc_sharealike).-(cc_noncommercial %7Ccc_nonderived)&q=flowers&hl=

Flickr: Creative Commons Search: http://www.flickr.com/creativecommons/

Wikimedia Commons: http://commons.wikimedia.org/

Creative Commons Search: http://learn.creativecommons.org/education- search-engines

Flickr Commons:
What: http://www.flickr.com/commons
Who: http://www.flickr.com/commons/institutions/
How: http://www.flickr.com/commons/usage/

Other CC Search Tools (maybe, or maybe not)
FlickrCC: http://flickrcc.bluemountains.net/
CompFight: http://www.compfight.com/
* Example: http://www.compfight.com/#search_type=tags&query=dentistry&commit=Sea rch&license=cc&original=1&safe_search=1
SpinXPress: http://www.spinxpress.com/getmedia

Here is where you can get Finding Creative Commons Images in iTunesU.

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