Follow these steps to add the <cc:license> and <dc:rights> standard metadata elements to your journal Table of Contents RSS feeds to provide systematic and easy identification of the Open Access articles published in your journals. By implementing these two elements you will enable aggregators, discovery services and I&A providers to discover Open Access at the article level.
Systematically providing license and copyright metadata elements is particularly important for hybrid journals, where Open Access articles are published together with subscription-based articles.
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CC stands for Creative Commons, the organisation that provides free licences for authors and creators who want to voluntarily share their work.
DC: Dublin Core Metadata Specification
OA: Open Access
TOC: Table of Content
RSS feeds: The most common web feeds used by publishers. This guide only applies to RSS feeds of scholarly journals containing the TOC of the journal current issue or the most recently new articles published in the journal.
Feeds: There are several different versions of web feeds but we strongly advised you to use RSS 1.0 feeds extended with the DC Module, PRISM Module and CC Module. Alternatively you could use Atom feeds also extended with the DC, PRISM and CC modules.