Tag: Creative Commons

SciELO adopts CC-BY as main Open Access attribution

From 1st July 2015 the SciELO Program will adopt the Creative Commons license CC-BY as a standard of Open Access attribution to SciELO Brazil Collection. By this decision, SciELO aligns to the Open Access policies adopted by the leading journals and international publishers with the main purpose to increase and the options of access and reuse of the published articles. Read More →

What are the Public Library of Science Collections ? – Part II

This post is the second part of the description of the contents of the PLOS Collections. Of the seven collections that makeup PLOS Collections, the Text Mining and Altmetrics collections have been selected for a brief analysis of their contents and their importance to scientometrics and information science, and of the growth of these disciplines that are bolstered by free access to full text. Read More →

What are the Public Library of Science Collections ? – Part I

The PLOS Collections contain selected documents published in open access in seven subject disciplines. The contents and importance of these collections to the past, present and future of open access is briefly presented, as well as the growth of the disciplines of Text Mining and Altmetrics, stimulated by the open access to full text. Read More →

Launch of the new Version 4.0 of Creative Commons licenses

Creative Commons licenses are indispensable legal instruments for the access, sharing and use of scientific, intelectual and cultural content, and which are essential to Open Access. Check out the new version 4.0 of the Creative Commons license suite which incorporates different copyright legislation currently in existence internationally. Read More →