CERN Library releases its book catalog into the public domain via CC0, and other bibliographic data news

Tape library, CERN, Geneva 2 by Cory Doctorow / CC BY-SA CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research that is home to the Large Hadron Collider and birthplace of the web, has released its book catalog into the public domain using the CC0 public domain dedication. This is not the first time that CERN has … Read More “CERN Library releases its book catalog into the public domain via CC0, and other bibliographic data news”

University of Michigan Library enables broader sharing and reuse with change to CC BY

by MLibrary / CC BY-NC The University of Michigan Library now offers content on its website under the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license. This announcement is significant because the Library had been using the more restrictive Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC) license. By switching to the Attribution license, the Library has granted more permissions … Read More “University of Michigan Library enables broader sharing and reuse with change to CC BY”