University of Michigan Library adds 700k bibliographic records to the public domain via CC0

University of Michigan Library Card Catalog by dfulmer / CC BY In addition to changing their default licensing policy from CC BY-NC to CC BY, the University of Michigan has enabled even greater sharing and reuse by releasing more than half a million bibliographic records into the public domain using the CC0 public domain dedication. … Read More “University of Michigan Library adds 700k bibliographic records to the public domain via CC0”

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”

Commoner Letter #4: Molly Kleinman of the University of Michigan

Molly Kleinman is a long-time friend of CC and has been doing incredible work for all things copyright over at the University of Michigan as Special Assistant to the Dean of Libraries. From Espresso Book Machines to a CC-friendly Scholarly Publishing Office, we continue to be inspired by the University of Michigan’s innovative approach to … Read More “Commoner Letter #4: Molly Kleinman of the University of Michigan”

University of Michigan Library

Over the past year, the University of Michigan Library has shown itself to be particularly sensible in regards to open content licensing, the public domain, and issues of copyright in the digital age. The U-M Library has integrated public domain book machines, adopted CC licensing for their content, and independently had their Copyright Specialist, Molly … Read More “University of Michigan Library”