Access Policies and Usage Regulations: Licenses

Key Info
Description - a brief synopsis, abstract or summary of what the learning resource is about: 

The webinar about licensing and policy will look into why it is important that research data are provided with licenses.


  • Benefits of sharing research data
  • Challenges
  • Types of licenses
  • Data ownership and reuse
  • Using creative commons in archiving research data

During the workshop, participants will acquire a basic knowledge of data licensing.

Authoring Person(s) Name: 
Sondre Arnesen
Gry Henriksen
Authoring Organization(s) Name: 
Norwegian Centre for Research Data (NSD)
License - link to legal statement specifying the copyright status of the learning resource: 
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International - CC BY-NC-SA 4.0
Access Cost: 
No fee
Primary language(s) in which the learning resource was originally published or made available: 
More info about
Keywords - short phrases describing what the learning resource is about: 
Accessible data - FAIR Data Principle
Data archiving
Data reuse - Core Trustworthy Data Repositories Requirements
Data sharing
Licenses - Core Trustworthy Data Repositories Requirements
Re-usable data - FAIR Data Principle
Published / Broadcast: 
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Publisher - organization credited with publishing or broadcasting the learning resource: 
Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives European Infrastructure Consortium (CESSDA ERIC)
Media Type - designation of the form in which the content of the learning resource is represented, e.g., moving image: 
Presentation - representation of the particular way in which an author shows, describes or explains one or more concepts, e.g., a set of Powerpoint slides.
Contributor Organization(s): 
Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives (CESSDA SaW)
Funding and sponsorship
Educational Info
Purpose - primary educational reason for which the learning resource was created: 
Professional Development - increasing knowledge and capabilities related to managing the data produced, used or re-used, curated and/or archived.
Learning Resource Type - category of the learning resource from the point of view of a professional educator: 
Lesson - detailed description of an element of instruction in a course, [could be] contained in a unit of one or more lessons, and used by a teacher to guide class instruction. Example: presentation slides on a topic.
Target Audience - intended audience for which the learning resource was created: 
Data professional
Early-career research scientist
Graduate student
Mid-career research scientist
Research faculty
Research scientist
Intended time to complete - approximate amount of time the average student will take to complete the learning resource: 
Up to 1 hour
Framework - A community-based organization plan or set of steps for education or training: 
FAIR Data Principles
Framework Node: FAIR: