Published June 21, 2021 | Version v1
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ARDC Research Software Rights Management Guide

  • 1. Australian Research Data Commons


  • 1. Australian Research Data Commons


How researchers may license their research software in order to share it with others.

It addresses the types of open‑source licences, and considerations you (as a researcher) should have in deciding which licence to adopt for sharing.


The ARDC is a transformational initiative that enables Australian research community and industry access to nationally significant, leading edge data intensive eInfrastructure, platforms, skills and collections of high-quality data. The purpose of the ARDC is to provide Australian researchers with competitive advantage through data, providing access to leading edge eResearch collections, tools, infrastructure and services. Its mission is to accelerate research and innovation by driving excellence in the creation, analysis and retention of high-quality data assets.


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