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Creative licence: you’ve got the whole world in your hands.

Why music and creativity are worth sharing.

Sharing ideas, and music or creative content, isn’t  complicated. And you can cover off your copyright. There are advantages for your academic career, as well as the pleasure of knowing that there is a wide audience enjoying your output.

Continue reading Creative licence: you’ve got the whole world in your hands.

It’s all about impact. Open Access and signing that publishing deal.

You like the idea of as many people as possible being able to access, use and cite your work. This means getting your ideas out there quickly, so Open Access (OA) publishing is the model for you.

Visibility is what it’s all about: for your ideas, as well as your researcher profile and your career. Continue reading It’s all about impact. Open Access and signing that publishing deal.

Need beautiful scientific images? Meet your new best friend

Finding images that are freely available for educational use can sometimes be tricky.  CSIRO has just made it a whole lot easier for those in scientific (and other) fields by releasing its ScienceImage library (http://www.scienceimage.csiro.au)under a Creative Commons Attribution license.

Everyone now has access to freely use, repost and transform the collection’s 4000+ high definition images and videos – perfect for Powerpoints!   The library represents more than six decades worth of environmental, industrial, agricultural and technological research images.