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Bibliography/Further reading


Official policy documents (in chronological order)

  • OECD Principles and Guidelines for Access to Research Data from Public Funding (2007). Link.
  • Green Paper on Copyright in the Knowledge Economy (2008). Link.
  • Communication from the European Commission of 19.10.2009: Copyright in the Knowledge Economy. Link.
  • European Commission Recommendation of 17.07.2012 on access to and preservation of scientific information. Link.
  • Communication from the European Commission of 9.12.2015: Towards a modern, more European copyright framework. Link.
  • Guidelines on Open Access to Scientific Publications and Research Data in Horizon 2020 (2016). Link.


Reports and Studies (in chronological order)

  • First evaluation of Directive 96/9/EC on the legal protection of databases (European Commission, 2005). Link.
  • GOWER, Andrew. Gower’s Review of Intellectual Property (UK, 2006). Link.
  • Report on the application of Directive 2001/29/EC on the harmonisation of certain aspects of copyright and related rights in the information society (European Commision, 2007). Link.
  • La mise à disposition ouverte des oeuvres de l’esprit (France, 2007). Link.
  • HÄDER, Michael, Der Datenschutz in den Sozialwissenschaften. Anmerkungen zur Praxis sozialwissenschaftlicher Erhebungen und Datenverarbeitung in Deutschland (Germany, 2009). Link
  • DE COCK BUNING, Madeleine, Barbara van Dinther, Christina H. Jepperson-de Boer, Allard Ringnalda. The legal status of research data in the Knowledge Exchange partner countries (Knowledge Exchange, 2011).  Link.
  • HARGREAVES, Ian. Digital Opportunity: a Review of Intellectual Property and Growth (UK, 2011). Link.
  • GUIBAULT, Lucie and Andreas Wiebe, eds. Safe to be open: Study on the protection of research data and recommendations for access and usage (OpenAIRE+, 2013). Link.
  • DASISH Data Service Infrastructure for the Social Sciences and Humanities. Report about New IPR Challenges: Identifying Ethics and Legal Challenges of SSH Research (DASISH, 2013). Link.
  • BEER, Nikolaos et al. Datenlizenzen für geisteswissenschaftliche Forschungsdaten - Rechtliche Bedingungen und Handlungsbedarf (DARIAH, 2014). Link
  • Standardisation in the area of innovation and technological development, notably in the field of Text and Data Mining Report from the Expert Group (European Commission 2014). Link.
  • TRIAILLE, Jean-Paul et al. Study on the Legal Framework of Text and Data Mining (European Commission 2014). Link.
  • Review of the EU copyright framework (European Parliament, 2015). Link.
  • KLIMPEL Paul and John H. Weitzmann. Handreichung: Rechtliche Rahmenbedingungen für Digitalisierungsprojekte von Gedächtnisinstitutionen (irights, 2014). Link
  • Enquiries into Intellectual Property’s Economic Impact. Chapter 7: Legal Aspects of Open Access to Publicly Funded Research (OECD, 2015). Link.
  • Making Open Science a Reality (OECD, 2015). Link.
  • KLIMPEL, Paul and John H. Weitzmann. Forschen in der digitalen Welt. Juristische Handreichung für die Geisteswissenschaften (DARIAH, 2015). Link.
  • CASPERS, Marco and Lucie Guibault. Baseline report of policies and barriers of TDM in Europe (Future TDM, 2016). Link.
  • RESEARCH CONSULTING, “Text and data mining in higher education and public research” (2016). Link.


Books and Articles (in chronological order)

  • KELLI, Aleksei, Arvi Tavast, Heiki Pisuke (2012). Copyright and Constitutional Aspects of Digital Language Resources: The Estonian Approach. Link.
  • TSIAVOS, Prodromos, Stelios Piperidis, Maria Gavrilidou, Penny Labropoulou, Tasos Patrikakos (2014). Legal Framework of textual data processing for Machine Translation and Language Technology research and development activities [wikibook]. Link.
  • UHLIR, Paul F., Peter Schroeder (2007). Open Data for Global Science. Link.
  • STODDEN, Victoria (2009). The Legal Framework for Reproducible Scientific Research. Link.
  • SUBER, Peter (2012). Open Access. Link.
  • NIELSEN, Michael (2011). Reinventing Discovery: The New Era of Networked Science. Princeton University Press.
  • LESSIG, Lawrence (2001). The Future of Ideas. The Fate of the Commons in a Connected World. Link.
  • STALLMAN, Richard M. (2nd ed. 2010). Free Software, Free Society. Selected Essays of Richard M. Stallman. Link.
  • BERNAULT, Carine (2016). Open Access et droit d’auteur. Larcier.
  • CLÉMENT-FONTAINE, Mélanie (2014). L’oeuvre libre. Larcier.
  • GUIBAULT, Lucie & Christina Angelopoulos eds. (2011). Open Content Licensing. From Theory to Practice. Link.
  • BLEDIMAN, Dana (2013). Access to Information and Knowledge: 21st Century Challenges in Intellectual Property and Knowledge Governance. Edward Elgar Publishing.

CLARIN Annual Conference Papers (in chronological order)

  • KELLI, Aleksei, Krister Lindén, Kadri Vider, Penny Labropoulou, Erik Ketzan, Pawel Kamocki, Pavel Straňák (2018). Implementation of an Open Science Policy in the context of management of CLARIN language resources: a need for changes? In Selected papers from the CLARIN Annual Conference 2017, Budapest, 18–20 September 2017. Linköping University Electronic Press, Linköpings universitet. ISSN 1650-3740.  (Link)


CLIC White Papers

The CLARIN Legal Issues Committee (CLIC) White Paper Series is a venue for the open access publication of commentary and scholarship on legal issues and language science under the editorial direction of the CLIC.

  • Kamocki, Pawel & Erik Ketzan (2014). Creative Commons and Language Resources: General Issues and What's New in CC 4.0 (May 2014, Version 1.1. August 2014) (PDF)
  • Ketzan, Erik, Julia Wildgans, John Weitzmann (2017). Guidelines for Building Language Corpora Under German Law: Guidelines by the DFG Review Board on Linguistics. Translated from German with additional notes. (May 2017) (PDF)