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#349 Make a splash with Unsplash

We all love something for nothing, don’t we? Unsplash is a website full of free high-resolution photos: All photos published on Unsplash are licensed under Creative Commons Zero which means you can copy, modify, distribute and use the photos for free, including commercial purposes, without asking permission from or providing attribution to the photographer or… Continue reading #349 Make a splash with Unsplash

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#308 Need to share a journal article with your students? Use a stable link!

As always, it’s important that we consider copyright when we are sharing resources with our students, and this includes journal articles. If you upload a PDF version of a journal article into your Moodle area or share by email, it is highly likely that you are breaking copyright laws in doing so. Luckily for us… Continue reading #308 Need to share a journal article with your students? Use a stable link!

Copyright · Creative Commons · Digital communication · Digital creation · Digital innovation · Distance Learning · Media literacy

#289 The Noun Project: Free, high quality icons for your projects

Ever struggle to find some good quality creative commons icons for your projects? Well look no further than the Noun Project! The Noun Project is a graphic arts library that allows you to find free, high quality icons for your project provided you credit the author (like the featured image on this post). Watch this… Continue reading #289 The Noun Project: Free, high quality icons for your projects

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#226 MorethanGoogle: Core and Base open-access research search engines

Thank you to JISC for introducing the #1minuteCPDers to these very useful search engines. Core and Base are both search engines that look exclusively at open access research, making them extremely useful. They are quite similar, but do have slightly different functions, which I cover in this brief introduction: Featured Image: “Research” by Leo Hidalgo  licenced… Continue reading #226 MorethanGoogle: Core and Base open-access research search engines

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#183 Using free music in your videos and presentations

If you create videos and presentations and need some background music it can be a royal pain trying to find something suitable. This one minute video will introduce you to four different sites which have a good variety of music, much of it licenced under CC0. Featured image “clef-music-love-heart-treble-clef-593912” by Geralt (pixabay) is licenced under… Continue reading #183 Using free music in your videos and presentations

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#64 How to find Creative Commons photographs on Flickr

In this post we look at how you can search for images released under Creative Commons (CC)in Flickr. If you want to know more about Creative Commons, follow this link to find out about how CC works and what it means for you (may take more than a minute). Only got 60 seconds today? Watch this video… You… Continue reading #64 How to find Creative Commons photographs on Flickr

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#40 Use an image to search for images

Google Images has a fun little feature that isn’t too well known. You can use an image to search for images! This is useful if you’re trying to find images that are similar to one you have or if you are trying to find an image you already have, but need it in a different… Continue reading #40 Use an image to search for images