Resources

Open Source Tools and Content

Open Licenses You Can Use

Creative Commons – www.creativecommons.org

(The CC BY-SA or CC BY are recommended licenses for education.)

GFDL – www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html

Tools

MediaWiki (wikis) – www.mediawiki.org

WordPress (blogs) – www.wordpress.org

www.wordpress.com will host your blog as well.

Moodle (course management) – www.moodle.org

OpenOffice (productivity) – www.openoffice.org

The Open CD (various) – www.theopencd.org

GIMP (image editing) – www.gimp.org

Audacity (sound editing) – http://audacity.sourceforge.net

CamStudio (screen recording) – www.camstudio.org

Content

Freely Usable Audio Content*

ccMixter – www.ccmixter.org

Wikimedia Commons music – http://commons.wikimedia.org

Spoken Wikipedia – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Spoken_articles

The Freesound Project – http://freesound.iua.upf.edu/

Common Content - www.commoncontent.org

Internet Archive – www.archive.org/details/audio

Freely Usable Photo and Video Content*

Wikimedia Commons – http://commons.wikimedia.org

flickr – www.flickr.com/

creativecommons/ Common Content – www.commoncontent.org

Morguefile – www.morguefile.com/

Stock.XCHNG – www.sxc.hu

* Make sure to read license terms for individual content sources.

Educational Content/Curriculum

Wikibooks and Wikijunior – www.wikibooks.org

Free-Reading – www.free-reading.net

Curriki – www.curriki.org

WikiEducator – www.wikieducator.org

OER Commons – www.oercommomns.org

Learn NC - www.learnnc.org

MIT OpenCourseware – http://ocw.mit.edu

Audio Books and Ebooks

LibriVox – www.librivox.org

Spoken Alexandria Project – www.spokenalex.org

Telltale Weekly – www.telltaleweekly.org

Project Gutenberg – www.gutenberg.org

LoudLit.org – www.loudlit.org

Lit2Go – http://etc.usf.edu/lit2go/

Podcasting

Video

Wiki

CMS

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