Strategies for Open and Permanent Access to Scientific Information in Latin America: Focus on Health and Environmental Information for Sustainable Development

Creative Commons: an alternative for sharing scientific knowledge.
Pedro Paranaguá, Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Brazil

The Creative Commons licenses are a way to foster difusion and sharing of knowledge without giving away your copyright: it is a more flexible way of protecting works without preventing follow-on innovation and creativity.

  • The Global Alliance for Enhancing Access to and Application of Scientific Data in Developing Countries, of the United Nations Global Alliance for ICT and Development, UN G@ID
  • U.S. National Committee for CODATA
  • Brazilian National Committee for CODATA.
  • CODATA Task Group on Preservation of and Access to Scientific and Technical Data in Developing Countries