CC Community Spotlight Series: Angela Oduor Lungati, Achal Prabhala and Cecília Olliveira

Giving Tuesday is only a week away! We hope you’ll join us next Tuesday, 30 November in celebrating our Better Sharing, Brighter Future campaign.  We’re trying to raise $100,000 before the end of this year. The good news is every donation up to $30,000 will be matched. Help us reach our goal and double your impact … Read More “CC Community Spotlight Series: Angela Oduor Lungati, Achal Prabhala and Cecília Olliveira”

CC Community Spotlight Series: Meet Tyler Green

This #GivingTuesday — Tuesday, November 30th, Creative Commons invites you to join our 20th Anniversary celebration. In the weeks leading up to #GivingTuesday, we’ll be spotlighting leaders in the Open Movement and encouraging you to support our Better Sharing, Brighter Future campaign. We’ve set a goal to raise $100,000 before the end of this year.  The great news is that every … Read More “CC Community Spotlight Series: Meet Tyler Green”

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Creating a Campaign to Increase Open Access to Research on Climate Science and Biodiversity: A joint initiative of Creative Commons, EIFL and SPARC

Open Science No Text. By: Greg Emmerich. CC BY-SA 3.0 As the United Nations Climate Change Conference, officially known as the 26th Conference of Parties, or COP26, continues in Glasgow, Scotland, I’m pleased to share some good news. The Open Society Foundations approved funding for Creative Commons, SPARC and EIFL to lead a global campaign … Read More “Creating a Campaign to Increase Open Access to Research on Climate Science and Biodiversity: A joint initiative of Creative Commons, EIFL and SPARC”

As Open Access Week 2021 Draws to a Close, the UK Prepares to Host COP26

As International Open Access Week (25 – 31 October) draws to a close, the UK prepares to welcome the world to the COP26 summit (31 October – 12 November). Creative Commons CEO, Catherine Stihler, says the UK has the opportunity to unlock digital democracy if the government invests in and commits to open software, openly licensed content, … Read More “As Open Access Week 2021 Draws to a Close, the UK Prepares to Host COP26”

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Why cOAlition S’ Rights Retention Strategy Protects Researchers

Last month, cOAlition S released its Rights Retention Strategy to safeguard researchers’ intellectual ownership rights and suppress unreasonable embargo periods—Creative Commons (CC) keenly supports this initiative.  Modernizing an outdated academic publishing system  Under a traditional publishing model, researchers who want to publish their articles in a journal typically need to assign or exclusively license their … Read More “Why cOAlition S’ Rights Retention Strategy Protects Researchers”