Universal will donate more than 200,000 master recordings from the '20-40s, to be published on the Web. [13jan11]
"Once again, absolutely nothing enters the Public Domain this year". [04jan11]
A new landscape of possibilities for research and education in the humanities. [17dec10]
The copyright session will focus on the questions of necessity of more harmonized law and copyright management, in particular clearing of rights for global models for online education, including di
Despite the abundance of EU and Member States funded initiatives for digitising digital content, little thought has been given to the ways in which such content is managed in order to maximise cultura
UPDATE: Presentations and papers are available on the workshop webpage.
Since many people were unable to reach Istanbul due to the present flight disruption over Europe, the workshop has been limited to Monday 19 April only and a video streaming service has been set up.
Most importantly, since live streaming has become an almost crucial need, we have changed the event venue: the Sozbir Hotel internet connection has been deemed not reliable enough.
The workshop is being held at the Ozyegin University, on the Asian side. A map with directions is available here.
The video stream is currently online at: http://www.elluminate.com/trial/p.go?pk=1T3RCNeJj0n6N5ag
Please be aware that simultaneous connection is limited to 25 users and you need to have the latest version of java installed on your PC.
Here you can test your java installation and, if needed, upgrade it: http://www.java.com/en/download/installed.jsp [19apr10]
Educators and institutions are publishing OER at an incredible rate,
ARIADNE is a European foundation that aims to foster "Share and Reuse'' of educational learning resources.
- Open Educational Resources in the Catalan Educational Network (XTEC)
+ Open source authoring tools and associated repositories: JClic, QV, La Prestatgeria 
The Collective Licensing of Music for Online Uses – Role Model or Daunting Example for the Electronic Exploitation of Books and Other Educational Material?
First, I am planning to talk about my previous cross-cultural research findings on Computer Mediated Communication.
Building awareness of Open Education Resources (OERs) in MENA
Case studies of OERs in MENA
Making the case for OERs in MENA
Article on the Case for OERs in MENA:
Ali Shaath is a computer and electronic engineer with years of experience in management consulting. He runs a pan-Arab management consulting firm and an electronic research and development company.
Presentations, papers and other material related to COMMUNIA events are available in the download page