Let’s Free IT Support Materials!
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The Open Access movement is promoting the advantages in providing more liberal access conditions to research and teaching and learning resources and is developing a legal infrastructure and associated technologies to support this. This paper argues that IT Services can benefit by adopting a similar approach for IT support materials. A case study is provided which describes the rationale for making the resources developed by the JISC-funded QA Focus project available under a Creative Commons licence and the processes needed in order to implement this policy. The paper concludes by describing the potential for widening this approach to generic IT support materials.
|Item Type||Conference or Workshop Items (Other)|
|Creators||Kelly, B., Knight, G., Casey, J. and Guy, M.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords||creative commons, licence, it support|
|Additional Information||This paper "Let's Free IT Support Materials!" was presented at the EUNIS 2005 Conference. The conference was held at the University of Manchester, England on 21st-24th June 2005.|
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