“Open Archaeology: Fundamentals of Intellectual Property and Open Source”
About This Publication
|Author and Presenter||Carla Schroer, Cultural Heritage Imaging|
|Presented at||CAA 2008 and WAC 2008|
|Date and Location||CAA 2008: April 2–6, 2008, Budapest, Hungary; WAC 2008: June 29–July 4, 2008, Dublin, Ireland|
|PDF File||Download workshop slides (881 KB)|
This two-hour workshop covers a range of topics in intellectual property and open source, including:
- What is Intellectual Property?
- Ownership and licenses
- Open standards, open source, and open development
- Main types of open source licenses (how they do and do not work together)
- Licensing factors to consider when choosing technology
- Content and media (images, documents, video, etc.)
- How do these differ from software?
- Considerations when choosing a license for your content
- Open discussion with questions and answers
This workshop is designed for anyone interested in the basics of open source software and related licensing and software development issues. There is no limit to the number of participants.
Learn More About Open Source
|softwarefreedom.org||The Software Freedom Law Center offers free publications on open-source licenses and copyright issues|
|creativecommons.org||Creative Commons makes it easy to create your own license for a variety of materials|
|opensource.org||The Open Source Initiative (OSI) educates and advocates for the benefits of open-source software|