The Second Creative Commons Algeria Chapter meeting was held at the University of Bejaia on September 24th, 2019. The meeting was inline with the broader agenda mentioned on this link: https://oaalgeria.wordpress.com/2cc/ . After a welcome message greets participants, Prof. Kamel Belhamel, Algeria chapter lead, has given a session on the history and mission of Creative commons organization. This organization has released several copyright-licenses known as Creative Commons licenses free of charge to the public. All Creative Commons licenses have many important features in common. Every license helps creators to retain copyright while allowing others to copy, distribute, and make some uses of their work – at least non-commercially. In his presentation, Kamel Belhamel has encouraged the participants to become members of the Creative Commons Global Network and help restructure the CC-Algeria chapter. Around 35 participants from 48 people signed up to join in the meeting. Almost of them are PhD and Master students. The preparation of the meeting started over a month by CC Algeria members (Miss Nour, Sonia and Chiraz). Some participants sign up for different activities (advocacy, outreach, open Access and OER development). They are Interested to understand more about CC licenses and become a part of the chapter.
- Algeria chapter website will be especially focused on open access, open science, open education and creative commons licenses.
The 2nd #Creatives #Commons Algeria Chapter meeting was held this morning at the University of Bejaia. I’ve given a session titled: what is Creative Commons? @algeria_cc @creativecommons pic.twitter.com/OelHf0o6q8
- As participants from academia, all discussion were focused on open access journals, open science, open education and on how to choose CC license. During CC Algeria chapter meeting, a flyers were distributed.