Googling for Creative Commons & Open Access Content

Interested in information and images that you can reuse for your own purposes with no fear of looking like a thief? Google has just added a function to its Advanced Search page that allows you to effectively search only items online that have been posted under a or licence. This is very cool, and an important nod to the paradigm of information sharing.

Found via the awesome group blog LifeHacker.

Speaking of Creative Commons, you might be inspired by these short films about the phenomenon:

That reminds me, I’d better add a Creative Commons badge to my site!

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