Open access - Appropedia: The sustainability wiki
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"Open access materials can be viewed for free, but generally have other restrictions - for example no commercial use, no derivations, and (in some cases) no unauthorized distribution. The degree of "openness" can be star-rated according to meeting, or not, the four key criteria: there is no barrier to access for the reader, there is no fee demanded of the author/s, the copyright is nor forfeited by the author/s, and the work can be freely distributed.
Thus if material is simply open access, it is not true open content and generally cannot be used on projects such as Appropedia, OLPC content bundles, or Wikipedia...."