Coordinates scholarly communications and intellectual property activities for the Libraries. Leads a scholarly communications program. Educates the university community about intellectual property issues and impact on scholarly inquiry and instruction.
Monitor and report to the Libraries’ staff and administration on current developments in scholarly communications, open access, institutional repositories, intellectual property, and related legislative initiatives.
Collaborate with and inform library faculty, research faculty, graduate students, University administrators, and the library and information science community of changes in scholarly communication and how each group can contribute to new and evolving methods for distribution of research results.
Communicate with appropriate university offices and administration regarding intellectual property and copyright matters. Communicate university policies and decisions to library staff and others.
Represent the Libraries in the development of university policy on copyright, the public domain, user privacy, and other scholarly communications issues.
Develop educational opportunities for sharing information regarding scholarly communications, intellectual property, open access, institutional repositories, and legislative actions that might affect these issues.
Organize and develop programming, as appropriate, to educate and inform the University community on scholarly communication and intellectual property topics.
Develop and maintain the Libraries’ Scholarly Communication website and publications.
Participate and guide development of the Libraries’ Institutional Repository.
Publishing – Creative Commons http://creativecommons.org/ Attribution You let others copy, distribute, display, and perform your copyrighted work — and derivative works based upon it — but only if they give credit the way you request. Share Alike You allow others to distribute derivative works only under a license identical to the license that governs your work.
Lets others distribute, remix, tweak, and build upon your work, even commercially, as long as they credit you for the original creation.
Attribution Share Alike
Lets others remix, tweak, and build upon your work even for commercial reasons, as long as they credit you and license their new creations under the identical terms. This license is often compared to open source software licenses.
Attribution No Derivatives
Allows for redistribution, commercial and non-commercial, as long as it is passed along unchanged and in whole, with credit to you.
Lets others remix, tweak, and build upon your work non-commercially, and although their new works must also acknowledge you and be non-commercial, they don’t have to license their derivative works on the same terms.
Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike
Lets others remix, tweak, and build upon your work non-commercially, as long as they credit you and license their new creations under the identical terms. Others can download and redistribute your work just like the by-nc-nd license, but they can also translate, make remixes, and produce new stories based on your work. All new work based on yours will carry the same license, so any derivatives will also be non-commercial in nature.
Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives
Allows others to download your works and share them with others as long as they mention you and link back to you, but they can’t change them in any way or use them commercially. (most restrictive)