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Announcing the Open Policy Network grant-funded projects


Last year Creative Commons and a global coalition of organizations launched the Open Policy Network in order to support the creation, adoption, and implementation of policies that require that publicly funded resources are openly licensed resources. When open licenses are required for publicly funded resources, there is the potential to massively increase access to and…

Hewlett Foundation extends CC BY policy to all grantees


Last week the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation announced that it is extending its open licensing policy to require that all content (such as reports, videos, white papers) resulting from project grant funds be licensed under the most recent Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license. From the Foundation’s blog post: “We’re making this change because…

California Community Colleges require Creative Commons Attribution for Chancellor’s Office Grants & Contracts

Copyright, Open Education

At today’s meeting of the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges, the Board voted unanimously to require open licensing on publicly funded materials resulting from all Chancellor’s Office contracts and grants. Here are the key documents: Recommended Action at Board Meeting (CC BY required) – September 9-10, 2013 Press Release (CC BY required)…