For information on Creative Commons, you can visit the Creative Commons website.
The following video, Creative Commons Kiwi by Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.01 New Zealand (CC BY) licence. It explains the CC licences.
These are publicly accessible archives where the work published by authors affiliated with a particular university or institution is posted online.
Example: UWISpace, The University of the West Indies Institutional Repository for Research and Scholarship, which aims to collect together in one place the research and scholarship of members of The UWI Community
The public domain is considered to be part of the common cultural and intellectual heritage of humanity. Works in the public domain are not subject to any restrictions; they may be freely used without permission, for both commercial and non-commercial uses. There are three main categories:
Open Access refers to the free availabiligy of peer-reviewed literature to the public on the Internet, permitting any user to read, download, distribute, print, search, or link to the full text of the articles. This can be done in two ways:
Open Access Journals