As written on the NMC website, “The New Media Consortium (NMC) is a community of hundreds of leading universities, colleges, museums, and research centers. The NMC stimulates and furthers the exploration and use of new media and technologies for learning and creative expression. All content Creative Commons.”
The NMC was founded in 1993 by and a group of hardware manufacturers and software developers (Apple Computer, Adobe Systems, Macromedia, and Sony), and publishers.
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