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What is Creative Commons?

 

 

 

 

 

WHAT IS CREATIVE COMMONS?

Creative Commons licenses allow creators to share their work so that others may use it. There are 6 different licenses:

  1. AttributionProvide credit, adaptive work allowed, commercial or non-commercial
  2. Attribution - NonCommercialProvide credit, adaptive work allowed, only non-commercial work
  3. Attribution - Share AlikeProvide credit, adaptive work allowed, non-commercial use, same license must be used
  4. Attribution - Noncommercial-Share AlikeProvide credit, adaptive work allowed, non-commercial use, same license must be used
  5. Attribution - Prohibition of carrying Derivative WorksCredit, no changes allowed, commercial or non-commercial
  6. Attribution - Noncommercial - Prohibition of carrying Derivative WorksThis is the most restrictive license. Provide credit, no changes, non-commercial use