Open Education Community Responds to Dept. of Ed. Open Licensing Policy | SPARC

abernard102@gmail.com 2015-12-27

Summary:

"Earlier this week, SPARC submitted comments regarding the U.S. Department of Education’s (ED) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on a new open licensing requirement for educational materials and other copyrightable works created through direct grant programs. SPARC and a coalition of more than 100 organizations made a call this summer for the White House to adopt a policy of this kind government-wide, and we are thrilled to see the Department’s proposed policy as a first step in this direction.  SPARC submitted an individual set of comments, and also signed onto an OER coalition response signed by 26 allied organizations. A total of 149 public comments were submitted. SPARC's comments focused on the following key points ..."

Link:

http://www.sparc.arl.org/blog/open-education-community-responds-dept-ed-open-licensing-policy

From feeds:

Open Access Tracking Project (OATP) » abernard102@gmail.com

Tags:

oa.new oa.comment oa.sparc oa.oer oa.government oa.policies oa.usa oa.consultation oa.recommendations oa.ocpyright oa.licensing oa.education oa.libre

Date tagged:

12/27/2015, 11:36

Date published:

12/27/2015, 06:36