A practical guide to licences, and to some of the issues associated with licensing open data. The work was produced by Jisc. Topics covered include:
- Legal constraints to achieving open data
- Open data licences
- How open are so-called ‘open’ licences?
- When might open licences not be appropriate?
A how-to guide from the Digital Curation Centre.
Part of the CESSDA Data Management Expert Guide.
FAQs for researchers on how to license research data, from OpenAIRE.
A guide to applying a licence to your data, including links to tools to help you select the appropriate licence.
An overview of licensing research data and materials, from the Center for Open Science.
A guide to some of the licences commonly used for data.