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TypeExplanation

CC-BY

Attribution

CC-BY-SA

Attribution-SharedAlike

CC-BY-ND

Attribution-NoDerivatives

CC-BY-NC

Attribution-NonCommercial

CC-BY-NC-SA

Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike

CC-BY-NC-ND

Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives

CC0

No Rights Reserved

GPL

General Public License

AusGoalRestrictive

AusGoal Restrictive Licence. Note: AusGoal no longer exists, however this licence template can be found in the Internet Archive.

NoLicence

No licence

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  • faceted search option provided based on Licence Type information (mapping shown in the table below)
  • licence logos displayed where available, for records that use the Licence Type vocabulary (where a URI is provided to a version of a Creative Commons licence, the appropriate logo for the version will display)
  • visual indicator displayed where the licence applied is considered ‘open’ as per the table below

 


Licence Types

Display label for searches filtered
by Licence Type

Brief description

CC-BY
CC-BY-SA
GPL
CC0

Open

Reuse is freely permitted with only a requirement

for attribution or that similar licensing is retained.

CC-BY-NC
CC BY-NC-SA

Non-Commercial

Reuse is limited to non-commercial use only

CC BY-ND
CC-BY-NC-ND 

Non-Derivative

No derivatives from the data may be distributed

AusGOALRestrictive

 


Restrictive

Some form of limiting or restrictive condition applies. 

May apply to personal or confidential information.

NoLicence

No Licence

All rights reserved. No reuse permitted.

<no value> or
<user definedcustom value>

Other

N/A

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Code Block
languagexml
titleExample showing the use of a controlled vocabulary for licence type with the licence element
<rights>
<licence type="CC-BY" rightsUri="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/au/">When reusing this data, please cite it using the recommended citation format.</licence>
</rights>

 


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DateChange history

21 Nov 2011

First web publication. Element introduced as part of RIF-CS v1.3.0 with effect from 7 Dec 2011

19 Jun 2012

Licence vocabulary information and XML examples added

6 Jul 2012

Table showing licences mapped to Research Data Australia display facets added

27 Nov 2015

Updated all information. Added guidance for nested collections

14 Dec 2016

Created separate page for Licence from Rights content. Page reviewed and updated.

5 Dec 2017Removed link to AusGoal website and added note that AusGoal no longer exists
27 Jul 2018Table updated to reflect mapping of collections without licence types to 'Other' rather than 'Unknown' in Research Data Australia.

 

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15 Jun 2022Add CC0