Copyright and Creative Commons

Don’t get in a fuddle attributing CC materials, follow some basic rules.

  1. creator
  2. title
  3. url (where the image is)
  4. CC type (and link to licence)
  5. keep special notices (might not be any

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And she became a Copyright Moderator

 

In Aug 2016 I embarked on a new career as a Copyright Moderator. I was looking for a complete change as I had become wearisome of the Librarians game and frankly I thought retirement was a good option. Sometimes you just have to hold your breath and jump! It’s scary but inside you know you can do it. So I jumped, with no parachute but the good hand of fortune reached out and caught my descent, and carried me softly down to a place where my battered wings grew new and vibrant feathers and I found myself in a happy place doing happy work. Great team, great boss. How could I ever have doubted that this was out there waiting for me?

I know we all get so bogged down with money. Earning it, not earning it and it is scary, but if you can just make it through a few months…try and make the jump. You’ll never know where you will end up.

 

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Book club book review

I love a book with an intriguing cover.
Miss Peregrines home for peculiar children by Ransom Riggs (surely that is not a real name?) was a delicious read. 

The story is told around a series of vintage black and white photos. The inclusion of these images is intriguing and although aimed at the young adult market I really enjoyed this read, and the journey it took me on.

It’s about personal identity, belonging and celebrating differences. Oh and adventure and a good dose of magical fantasy!

What I learned about ‘The Power of Digital’ #digifest16

In a #TBT moment I realised it’s been a month since I volunteered to go to Digifest 2016, so in the style of reflective practice I thought I’d revisit my notes and do a retrospective write up about the day. Digifest is a 2 day technology in teaching and learning showcase run by JISC held…

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Two Digital Literacy Sites You Need to Know | TechSoup for Libraries

Most libraries provide some sort of digital literacy training, from public computer classes to drop-in technology labs to one-on-one help. TechSoup for Libraries’ March webinar was all about free digital literacy training resources and tutorials. We invited guests from two organizations that specialize in digital literacy:

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