Creative Approaches and Alternatives to Copyright

This guide describes alternative approaches to rights management such as free, libre and open access models that support disseminating works at no cost to the user. The guide focuses on Creative Commons licensing and Open Access policy for scientific publications. It covers the following topics:

  • Introduction: Physical and Digital Commons
  • Free Software Licenses
  • Creative Commons
  • The Open Access movement

The guide was produced as a joint project of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society and Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL).

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August, 2012