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Enabling Open Access to Public Sector Information With Creative Commons Licences : The Australian Experience

Fitzgerald, Anne M., Fitzgerald, Brian F., & Hooper, Neale (2010) Enabling Open Access to Public Sector Information With Creative Commons Licences : The Australian Experience. In Fitzgerald, Brian (Ed.) Access to Public Sector Information : Law, Technology & Policy. Sydney University Press, Sydney, Australia.

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Abstract

This chapter considers how open content licences of copyright-protected materials – specifically, Creative Commons (CC) licences - can be used by governments as a simple and effective mechanism to enable reuse of their PSI, particularly where materials are made available in digital form online or distributed on disk.

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ID Code: 29773
Item Type: Book Chapter
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Keywords: Creative Commons Licences, Public Sector Information, Government, Open Access, Open Content Licences, Information policy, Access and Reuse
ISBN: 9781920899547
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 Sydney University Press
Deposited On: 19 Jan 2010 08:45
Last Modified: 31 Oct 2013 14:34

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