In September of last year, Plan S launched in Europe as an effort to bring OA to the center of the research conversation within the next two years.
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.