Further reading

On Copyright and open licences

The following link: http://opendefinition.org/licenses/  gives a handy list of the different types of licences that are conformant with the principles laid out in the Open Definition. Open Definition is an Open Knowledge International’s project.

https://www.openeducationeuropa.eu/en/article/8-things-educators-need-know-about-copyright-and-open-resources provides a short guidelines list on copyright and open resources every educator should know.


On Open Science, Open Access and Open Data

http://opendefinition.org/ offers a clear definition of ‘Open’. Moreover, it outlines a set of binding principles attached to ‘Openness’ as a category.

http://census.okfn.org this site is maintained by Open Knowledge International. It works as an index of where to retrieve datasets in open data format about different countries and concerning many domains. Election results, crime statistics and public transportation are only few examples of the kind of data available on the index.

https://www.scribd.com/document/4869620/GueDon-Open-Access Jean Claude Guédon’s book is fully and freely accessible from this link. The book’s name is ‘Open Access and the divide between ‘mainstream’ and ‘peripheral’ science.’

https://www.fosteropenscience.eu/content/open-science-scientific-research FOSTER portal is an e-learning platform that brings together the best training resources about Open Science. It is maintained by FOSTER Plus, a 2-years EU-funded project willing to foster the practical implementation of Open Science in Horizon 2020.

http://oel.edu.au/toolkit/  is a toolkit developed by Swinburne University and the University of Tasmania. It’s built on a decision tree system that, step-by-step, allows users to choose the licence that best suits the content used or developed for educational purposes.


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