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The Rise of Open Access in the Creative, Educational and Science Commons

Kiel-Chisholm, Scott D. & Fitzgerald, Brian F. (2006) The Rise of Open Access in the Creative, Educational and Science Commons. Policy Futures in Education, 4(4), pp. 366-379.

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Abstract

Management of intellectual property and in particular copyright is one of the most challenging issues in an increasingly digital world. The rise of the Open Access (OA) movement provides a new model for managing intellectual property in educational and research environments. OA aims to promote greater and more efficient access to educational and research materials and has an international profile. This article will overview the basic charter of OA and explain how it proposes to transform academic communication and publishing in an online world. Importantly, this article will also overview the legal issues that surround the move towards OA and the concept of Open Content Licensing (including the Creative Commons Project).

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ID Code: 3869
Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: An overview of the rise of the Open Access (OA) movement through the Budapest Open Access Inititiative, the Bethesda Statement and the Berlin Declaration; Identification of some of the benefits of OA; An introduction to Open Content Licensing such as the Creative Commons; An introduction on how OA is being employed in the educational environment such as Open Educational Resources (OER)
DOI: 10.2304/pfie.2006.4.4.366
ISSN: 1478-2103
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > EDUCATION SYSTEMS (130100) > Higher Education (130103)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Commercial and Contract Law (180105)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > EDUCATION SYSTEMS (130100) > Primary Education (excl. Maori) (130105)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Civil Law and Procedure (180104)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > EDUCATION SYSTEMS (130100) > Secondary Education (130106)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > EDUCATION SYSTEMS (130100) > Technical Further and Workplace Education (130108)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Intellectual Property Law (180115)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 (The authors)
Deposited On: 13 Apr 2006
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:21

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