Creative Commons

Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free, legal tools. Creative Commons licenses are not an alternative to copyright. They work alongside copyright and enable you to modify your copyright terms to best suit your needs.

Types of Licenses

Creative Commons offers six copyright licenses to choose from when publishing your work.

Attribution, CC BY

Attribution-ShareAlike, CC BY-SA

Attribution NoDerivatives, CC BY-ND

Attribution-NonCommercial, CC BY-NC

Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike , CC BY-NC-SA

Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives, CC BY-NC-ND

Choosing and Attributing Licenses

Video of Creating OER and Combining Licenses Part 2

Video licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0 ), copyright Florida Virtual Campus.