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Licensing Dataset Workshop Report: Choose the Right Rights, Use the Data Right

Sheona Burrow reports on an all-day workshop on licensing research datasets, held jointly by the University of Glasgow Research Information Management Services Team, Jisc and CREATe on Thursday 2nd November. The purpose of the workshop was to draw out issues around licencing of research datasets with a focus on identifying whether clarifications in terminology and guidance would be useful. Key Recommendations Create and maintain high level lay guidance and process diagrams including benefits of using specific licence types. Provide good examples of appropriate and inappropriate use of licences that researchers and users can relate to. Consider discipline specific guidance and examples e.g. music and creative media have specific complexities. Provide guidance on licencing physical media and samples. Make training on how to use … Continue reading

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