Several flavors of open source licensing are prevalent today. Do you know how to choose the correct open source license for your project?
|An Introduction to Software Licensing
|Slides, Synced Audio
This tutorial on An Introduction to Software Licensing provides a brief introduction to software copyright and licensing for researchers in computational science and engineering. It explains the difference between closed and open source software, and copyleft and permissive open source licenses. It also outlines a variety of factors researchers might want to consider when selecting a software license. It provides links to some key web resources as a starting point for deeper exploration.
This tutorial was presented at SIAM CSE17: CSE Collaboration through Software: Improving Productivity and Sustainability.