Expanding the use of openly licensed materials in higher education and K-12 classrooms
Removing barriers to the free sharing of scholarly research
Building the body of cultural and creative works freely available to the public
Facilitating scientific collaboration and innovation through the free flow of data
Last month, Creative Commons USA’s Outreach and Policy Manager, Ethan Senack, spoke on a webinar hosted by SPARC. The purpose of the virtual meeting was to provide those in attendance with best practices for communicating and educating OER stakeholders on open licensing.
If you live in states other than California, Florida, Massachusetts, or Virginia, trying to get your hands on a free copy of your state’s legally binding codes may prove to be a difficult task because of copyright protections.
In December of last year, Congress passed the Open, Public, Electronic, and Necessary (OPEN) Government Data Act. So what exactly does that mean for the American people? Three things: Access to Data, Nonpartisan Oversight, Calibrations.
This event will discuss the role of the public domain, new materials entering the public domain this year, the impact on projects including Wikipedia, and the interaction with Creative Commons licensed projects.