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OER (Open Educational Resources): Creative Commons

Creative Commons

Creative Commons ( is the global community that breaks down the walls that keep people from sharing their knowledge. Creative Commons, a nonprofit organization,  enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools.  Free, easy-to-use copyright licenses provide a simple, standardized way to give the public permission to share and use your creative work — on conditions of your choice. Creative Commons licenses let you easily change your copyright terms from the default of “all rights reserved” to  "some rights reserved"; they are not an alternative to copyright. They work along copyright and enable you to modify your copyright terms to best suit your needs.

Creative Commons License

CC License

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Creative Commons licenses help creators retain copyright while allowing others to copy, distribute, and make some uses of their work, at least non-commercially. The CC License chooser provides an easy way for creators to define the terms on which others may use their work. Click on this link for help in creating your license.   CHOOSE A LICENSE