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Choosing Licenses for Research Data and Code

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If you’ve ever uploaded data or analysis code to a public repository, you may have been prompted to choose a license from dozens of options. But what’s the difference between the GNU license vs. MIT license? What does Creative Commons actually do? And how do licenses interact with copyright and formal Data Use Agreements? This session will explain the basics of licensing and help participants choose an appropriate license for their openly-accessible research products. It is not legal advice or opinion and does not discuss commercialization.

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