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Creative Commons Search

Whether for your website, your blog or student projects, it’s important to know that unless the creator has given permission for you to use their images, videos or other media, you Should Not Use it! It’s called Copyright! And although the rules vary internationally, it is simple common respect to only use someone else’s work if they have freely shared it. Even then, it’s always nice and sometimes required to acknowledge the creator. Find out how to search for shared work in this video.

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Sunday Selection: a Mishmash

20-Year-Old Hobbit Pub in Southampton threatened with legal action by US movie lawyers.

Mr. Library Dude’s delightful list of 10 things …They Didn’t Tell You About Being a Librarian

SLJ’s App Review: Best of Apps & Enhanced Books (February)

Pick Your Monopoly: Apple or Amazon from the Washington Post

Five hundred new fairytales discovered in Germany – Collection of fairytales gathered by historian Franz Xaver von Schönwerth had been locked away in an archive in Regensburg for over 150 years.

In case you haven’t heard yet…from March 2nd – Necessary Evil? Random House Triples Prices Of Library E-Books

An inspiring Media specialist turns up enthusiasm at library

Should Libraries Get Out of the eBook Business? from Librarian by Day

A List of Free Apps for Students with Hearing and Visual Impairment from Education Technology and Mobile Learning

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Using Images from the Internet – A Great Guide

I would love to show the many bright faces reading and otherwise enjoying my library, but for their protection and by law, I cannot use their photos here.

Reading by courosa

Luckily there are many places to find images that have been licensed for the Creative Commons: in other words for anyone to use with various restrictions.

reading by murphyeppon

Any time photos are taken from the Internet, for personal, professional or student projects, care should be taken to  comply with the photographer’s copyright. Many prefer to protect their images from use, but some share freely. You can learn about different licenses here.

Reading Time by adwriter

If you use images, or are involved with students using images in their projects,
I highly recommend Billy Meinke’s
How to find great free digital Photos on Flickr for use in your Projects!

It’s the best step-by-step guide I have found.

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