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Creative Commons Licenses - About

This page explains the six types of Creative Commons licenses:

  1. Attribution
  2. Attribution-ShareAlike
  3. Attribution-NoDerivs
  4. Attribution-NonCommercial
  5. Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike
  6. Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs

You MUST attribute correctly - here is a guide for attributing Creative Commons licensed material.

To learn more about licensing, click the "Share" tab of this guide.


To learn more about Creative Commons Licenses review CC Licenses Explained in Plain English, by Sara F. Hawkins

Creating Your Own OERs

One of the best guides available for creating your own Open Access materials is Open Access Textbooks. Figuring out how to create and protect your intellectual property is one of the most important things you can do as an academic. This video from Open Access Textbooks explains some of the nuances of this process.