Open Access to Information. Free Licenses

  • Ionela Maria Bârsan „Transilvania” University of Brasov


In order to clarify perspectives that go beyond the limitations of copyright law, Law no. 8/1996 on copyright and neighbouring rights, we will address below several concepts regarding free licenses, the context in which creative licenses emerged, how to use these licenses.

Keywords: free licenses; Creative Commons; copyright; internet


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How to Cite
BÂRSAN, Ionela Maria. Open Access to Information. Free Licenses. Revista Română de Biblioteconomie și Știința Informării = Romanian Journal of Library and Information Science, [S.l.], v. 13, n. 2, p. 53-58, sep. 2017. ISSN 2559-5490. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 21 nov. 2017. doi:
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