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The Intellectual Development of the Canadian People By John George Bourinot
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John George Bourinot, KCMG, was a Canadian journalist, historian, and civil servant. He is was an early Clerk of the House of Commons and widely regarded as an expert of parliamentary procedure.... More > Bourinot, provides an interesting review of social, political, and industrial progress in Canada.< Less
The Intellectual Development of the Canadian People By John George Bourinot
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John George Bourinot, KCMG, was a Canadian journalist, historian, and civil servant. He is was an early Clerk of the House of Commons and widely regarded as an expert of parliamentary procedure.... More > Bourinot, provides an interesting review of social, political, and industrial progress in Canada.< Less
Common Sense By Thomas Paine
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Thomas "Tom" Paine (January 29, 1737 (NS February 9, 1737) – June 8, 1809) was an English author, pamphleteer, radical, inventor, intellectual, revolutionary, and one of the... More > Founding Fathers of the United States. He has been called "a corsetmaker by trade, a journalist by profession, and a propagandist by inclination." Born in Thetford, in the English county of Norfolk, Paine immigrated to the British American colonies in 1774 in time to participate in the American Revolution. His principal contributions was this powerful, widely read pamphlet Common Sense (1776), the all-time best-selling American book that advocated colonial America's independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain, "Common Sense" was so influential that John Adams said, "Without the pen of the author of 'Common Sense,' the sword of Washington would have been raised in vain.” Kean Guides offer great books at a reasonable price.< Less
Open Field: Conversations on the Commons By Sarah Schultz
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George Bernard Shaw once wrote: “If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea... More > and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas.” Open Field is the Walker Art Center’s three-year experiment in participation and public space. Taking place outdoors in the summer months, the project invited artists and visitors to imagine and inhabit the museum’s campus as a cultural commons—a shared space for idea exchange, creative gatherings, and unexpected interactions. The Walker’s backyard was home to numerous activities, from conversations to performances and temporary sculptures. This volume discusses Open Field’s genesis, exploring the meaning and impact of public practice for institutions.< Less
Creative Commons: a user guide By Simone Aliprandi
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Here is an operational manual which guides creators step by step in the world of Creative Commons licenses, the most famous and popular licenses for free distribution of intellectual products.... More > Without neglecting useful conceptual clarifications, the author goes into technical details of the tools offered by Creative Commons, thus making them also understandable for total neophytes. This is a fundamental book for all those who are interested in the opencontent and copyleft world. This book is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license.< Less
Creative Commons: a user guide By Simone Aliprandi
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Here is an operational manual which guides creators step by step in the world of Creative Commons licenses, the most famous and popular licenses for free distribution of intellectual products.... More > Without neglecting useful conceptual clarifications, the author goes into technical details of the tools offered by Creative Commons, thus making them also understandable for total neophytes. This is a fundamental book for all those who are interested in the opencontent and copyleft world. This book is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license.< Less
Access to Knowledge: A Guide for Everyone By Jeremy Malcolm, Frederick Noronha
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Access to Knowledge (A2K) is the umbrella term for a movement that aims to create more equitable public access to the products of human culture and learning. The ultimate objective of the movement is... More > to create a world in which educational and cultural works are accessible to all, and in which consumers and creators alike participate in a vibrant ecosystem of innovation and creativity. These goals are of interest to a broad coalition of consumer groups, NGOs, activists, Internet users and others. However for many of them, coming to grips with the issues involved in the A2K movement can be daunting. These issues, including copyright and patent law reform, open content licensing, and communications rights, often involve legal and technological concepts that even specialists find difficult. The purpose of this book is to provide an accessible introduction to the A2K movement and the institutions, concepts and issues involved in it, for those who would like to become involved but don't know where to start.< Less
Access to Knowledge: A Guide for Everyone By Jeremy Malcolm, Frederick Noronha
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Access to Knowledge (A2K) is the umbrella term for a movement that aims to create more equitable public access to the products of human culture and learning. The ultimate objective of the movement is... More > to create a world in which educational and cultural works are accessible to all, and in which consumers and creators alike participate in a vibrant ecosystem of innovation and creativity. These goals are of interest to a broad coalition of consumer groups, NGOs, activists, Internet users and others. However for many of them, coming to grips with the issues involved in the A2K movement can be daunting. These issues, including copyright and patent law reform, open content licensing, and communications rights, often involve legal and technological concepts that even specialists find difficult. The purpose of this book is to provide an accessible introduction to the A2K movement and the institutions, concepts and issues involved in it, for those who would like to become involved but don't know where to start.< Less
The Plain English Guide to Lawyers and Legal Protection By Brian Scott
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Inside our free eBook, you will find a complete collection of information to find and retain a great attorney, such as: Understanding what a good attorney does... Selecting the best one for your... More > business... The most common mistake people make when selecting attorneys and how to avoid it... Exactly what an attorney can do for your business... The most important steps to avoid in working with an attorney... How to choose the right attorney, and run your business effectively.< Less
The Teacher's Guide to Copyright - ePub edition By Mark J. Davis
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Everything an educator needs to know about copyright and Fair Use in the digital classroom and in face-to-face teaching. It also includes handy Fair Use & TEACH Act checklists to protect you and... More > your school from claims of copyright infringement. Copyright Basics • Why do we have copyright? • Essential elements of copyright • Duration of protection • Ownership & transfer of rights • Exclusive rights granted to an author • Infringement penalties and defenses Teachers • “Fair Use” (it’s not what you think it is) • Guidelines for face-to-face teaching • Online do’s & don’ts • Limits of “Fair Use” • Creative Commons pitfalls • Checklists for Fair Use and the TEACH Act Mark J. Davis is an attorney, university lecturer, and former arbitrator for the US Copyright Office. Relying on over 33 years of experience in entertainment law, he offers clear answers for a complex topic.< Less