Category Archives: Licensing

Any issues encountered around licensing of content, including CC licenses, 3rd party copyright issues, lessons learned etc.

Institution as e-textbook publisher project workshop group sessions

This blog post was written by Graham Stone, Senior Research Manager, Jisc. As part of our Institution as e-textbook publisher project workshop in Birmingham on 16 June 2017, we asked our projects to cover the following broad themes in their presentations: • Costs: how long did the books take to write, what were the hidden costs? • Benchmarking: cost … Read more

Institution as e-textbook publisher workshop

          Jisc’s institution as e-textbook publisher project is a four-year project investigating the viability of higher education institutions publishing their own e-textbooks. On 16 June 2017, Jisc and the four project teams hosted the first workshop to an audience composed of librarians, learning technologists, senior university staff and academics. The workshop reflected back … Read more

Creative Commons and Open Access Books

Creative Commons and Open Access Books by Chris Penfold, Commissioning Editor, UCL Press Creative Commons licences determine how open access content can be reused, and each licence permits the content to be reused in different ways. The most common licences are: CC BY: Allows others to redistribute, edit and build upon the content, even commercially, … Read more