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Digital humanities: humanities research in the digital age
Digital humanities: humanities research in the digital age

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2.3 Understanding the CC license components

Creative Commons is a USA-based non-profit organisation. Their website provides guidance for licensing your own work and understanding other people’s licenses.

Activity 3 Reading a Creative Commons license

Look up the license for this OpenLearn course on Creative Commons: what do the elements mean?

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The FAIR principles of data stewardship

Many research institutions and libraries have adopted the FAIR principles of data stewardship aiming to make data accessible to machines as well as humans.

They have committed to making their data:

  • Findable
  • Accessible
  • Interoperable
  • Re-usable
(Force11, n.d.)