Get 20M+ Full-Text Papers For Less Than $1.50/day. Start a 14-Day Trial for You or Your Team.

Learn More →

Editorial

Editorial Information Polity 20 (2015) 227–229 227 DOI 10.3233/IP-150378 IOS Press The strong and eclectic contents of this, my final edition as Editor-in-Chief, please me enormously. At the end of 2015, editorial responsibilities will be passed on to a highly capable and distinguished successor, Professor Miriam Lips of Victoria University Wellington. As with all acts of ‘stepping down’ there is some sadness in giving up a considerable aspect of my work; I have edited Information Polity since founding this journal 14 years ago. I shall write a little more about this change, including the editorial handover, after I have introduced readers to the really important part of this edition, its constituent papers. First we have a paper on open data, a topic about which more and more is being written, yet this paper opens up a new aspect of that theme. Here we have a paper on the subject of licensing of open data written by Mashael Khayyat and Frank Bannister from Trinity College Dublin. After reviewing fundamental issues such whether there is a need for licensing open data at all, and after examining a number of current licensing frameworks such as Creative Commons, the authors conclude that well thought http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Information Polity IOS Press

Editorial

Information Polity , Volume 20 (4): 3 – Nov 25, 2015

Loading next page...
 
/lp/iospress/editorial-02fYlGjo0G
Publisher
IOS Press
Copyright
Copyright © 2015 IOS Press and the authors. All rights reserved
ISSN
1570-1255
eISSN
1875-8754
DOI
10.3233/IP-150378
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

Information Polity 20 (2015) 227–229 227 DOI 10.3233/IP-150378 IOS Press The strong and eclectic contents of this, my final edition as Editor-in-Chief, please me enormously. At the end of 2015, editorial responsibilities will be passed on to a highly capable and distinguished successor, Professor Miriam Lips of Victoria University Wellington. As with all acts of ‘stepping down’ there is some sadness in giving up a considerable aspect of my work; I have edited Information Polity since founding this journal 14 years ago. I shall write a little more about this change, including the editorial handover, after I have introduced readers to the really important part of this edition, its constituent papers. First we have a paper on open data, a topic about which more and more is being written, yet this paper opens up a new aspect of that theme. Here we have a paper on the subject of licensing of open data written by Mashael Khayyat and Frank Bannister from Trinity College Dublin. After reviewing fundamental issues such whether there is a need for licensing open data at all, and after examining a number of current licensing frameworks such as Creative Commons, the authors conclude that well thought

Journal

Information PolityIOS Press

Published: Nov 25, 2015

There are no references for this article.