CollectionSpace is licensed under the Educational Community License, Version 2.0 (abbreviated as "ECL-2.0").
ECL-2.0 is an open source license that complies with the Open Source Definition.
In order to legally publish source code in the CollectionSpace repository, the Museum of the Moving Image needs permission from the creators of the code and from the organizations for which they work. The following agreements are provided for this purpose:
- The Individual Assignment Agreement - to be signed by each code creator
- The Corporate Contributor License Agreement (CCLA) - to be signed by an appropriate person in the organization
Signed agreements should be mailed or faxed to the Museum.
License Text for Inclusion in CollectionSpace Source Code Files
The text below is a template to be customized to designate the year and copyright owner and to be included at the beginning of each source code file. There is also a LICENSE file in the directory tree. The copyright notice embedded in the file itself can be different than the copyright notice in the LICENSE file, in which case the copyright notice in the LICENSE file applies to the "collective work" and the embedded copyright notice applies to the contents of the file itself.
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Copyright © YYYY COPYRIGHT OWNER
Licensed under the Educational Community License (ECL), Version 2.0. You may not use this file except in compliance with this License.
You may obtain a copy of the ECL-2.0 License at http://source.collectionspace.org/collection-space/LICENSE.txt
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There is a template for a comment block, referencing this license text, that you can include in your source code files.