Tag Archives: Reuse

Anatomy of the human ear – editable version

Today’s Open Access File of the Day is editable. It is the first in this series with that property. The originally published figure was composite and provided as a TIFF, but User:Inductiveload went the extra mile and converted both parts to SVG format. … Continue reading

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Copy, crop, repeat until useful – the case of Lissencephaly.jpg

Most of the files presented in the Open Access File of the Day series so far had simply been copied or cropped from the original source, the main exception being Qualia of sound.jpg, which is basically a mashup of an … Continue reading

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Look who’s talking now, but be careful

So far, none of the Open Access Files of the Day had sound, not even the two videos amongst them. This fits into the wider picture of multimedia being neglected in the scientific corners of Wikimedia projects, or in terms of reuse … Continue reading

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Nature’s approach to sharing and reuse

There are multiple ways to build upon previous achievements. Simple sharing of source code, protocols and materials under open licenses is one option, reengineering another (unless prevented by patent law). In biology, mimicry employs both strategies. Can you tell which one … Continue reading

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Snail eggs

Today’s Open Access File of the Day depicts eggs of the snail Pomacea canaliculata. It is cropped from a composite figure that compares egg masses of several species of Pomacea. Metadata: Cropped and rearranged from Fig. 3 of the article The identity, distribution, and impacts of … Continue reading

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Open Access File of the Day on Wikimedia Commons: Qualia of sound.jpg

All of the files presented so far in the Open Access File of the Day on Wikimedia Commons series have been reused only for display. Today’s is an example for remixing, which is another of the freedoms openly licensed (or libre Open … Continue reading

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