Let’s CC: An Impressive Search Tool for Creative Commons Licensed Material Releases Open Source Code
Our friend and a frequent infoDOCKET contributor, Matt Weaver has let us know that Creative Commons Korea (CC Korea) has released the source code for their Let’s CC Creative Commons search engine as open source under GPLv3.
If you’re not familiar with Let’s CC, it allows users to search/find only CC licensed material. We think it’s worthy of your attention.
One version of Let’s CC allows users to search with English language keywords while another–as you would expect–offers Korean language search.
Direct to Let’s CC Blog Post
Let’s CC has been popular among Korean users who look for CCL contents, but we also received a lot of support from international users for its simple user interface. This release as open source is also a response to requests from foreign fans of
. Thank you very much for your interest, world!
Direct to Let’s CC English Interview/Search
Direct to Let’s CC Korean Interface/Search
See Also: CC Search (via CreativeCommons.org)
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Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.